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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Avocado, Cream Cheese, and Salsa Pockets



I made these yesterday, and they are SO DELICIOUS. I was looking for something that would be quick and easy, and these definitely were. I also spent less than $10 at Wal-Mart for all of the ingredients. Cheap, simple, and mouth-watering... What could be better than that?

Side note: I used more salsa than the required amount, because that's what I dipped them in once they were completed. It added a little more flavor and coolness to them. Well, I guess the coolness depends on what kind of hot sauce you use, lol. I used mild!

I forgot to take pictures while I was baking these, and the results that followed, so I'm going to use the images from the website where I found the recipe.

Ingredients:

1 large sheet puffed pastry, thawed
1 ripe avocado, halved and mashed (I ended up using an entire avocado!)
1/3 cup cream cheese
1/3 cup salsa
salt and pepper, sprinkled to taste
1 egg, beaten

Directions:

1. Heat oven to 400F and spray two baking sheets with cooking spray. (I lined mine with foil then greased it.)

2. Thaw puffed pastry for about 10 minutes. With a knife, slice the pastry into approximately 2-inch by 2-inch squares. (I only used one of the two pastries that came in the box, and made 9 squares, or 4 pockets. You can get 18 squares, or 9 pockets if you use the whole box.)

3. On half the squares, place a dollop of avocado, then cream cheese, then salsa. Season with salt and pepper. Use the remaining squares as the tops and place over top the filling. Seal the pockets by pressing the edges with a fork. Seal well so no filling oozes out during cooking.

4. In a small bowl beat an egg with a fork and apply an eggwash to each of the pockets. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until desired browning and puffing has occurred.


4 comments:

  1. These sound delicious! I am definitely going to give these a go! Thanks for sharing. :)

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    1. They are SO GOOD. Seriously. And they are the easiest things in the world to make. :)

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  2. Those look and sound so good!! Very tempted to make some.

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    1. You should! I've been experimenting with different sauces to change the taste! The other day I used peach hot sauce and fell in love with them all over again lol

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