Fried Cream Cheese and Guava Hand Pies
Author: Leslie Green - The Hungry Housewife
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 1 min
Total time: 11 mins
Fried hand pies made with refrigerated biscuit dough, filled with sweetened cream cheese and guava preserves.
  • 1 Tube refrigerated Flakey Biscuits, 8 count
  • 8 ounce(s) of Philadelphia Cream Cheese, Softened
  • ¼ cup(s) of Sugar
  • 1 Small Jar Guava Preserves
  • 1 Egg White, beaten
  • Peanut Oil for frying
  • Powdered Sugar for Garnish
  1. In a medium pot, heat about 4 inches of peanut or canola oil to 350.
  2. In a small bowl, mix cream cheese and sugar together until smooth.
  3. Flour your work surface.
  4. Roll each biscuit into a 8 inch circle.
  5. Place 2 table spoons of the cream cheese mixture onto the middle of the biscuit circle.
  6. Place 1½ tablespoons of the guava preserves in the biscuit circle.
  7. Brush some egg white onto the outer edge of the biscuit.
  8. Fold the biscuit over.
  9. Seal it with or fork or firmly pinch the edges together.
  10. Fry in batches of 2 for about 45 seconds to 1 minute or until golden brown.
  11. Drain them on paper towels.
  12. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  13. Enjoy
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