|Place of origin||Puerto Rico|
|Main ingredients||Puff pastry, cheese, vanilla, eggs, and sugar|
|16x16px Cookbook:Quesito 16x16px Quesito|
One of the most popular pastries of Puerto Rico. The cheese is usually whipped with vanilla, eggs, and sugar. The cheese can also be whipped with guava, papaya and other tropical fruit preserves. The mixture is stuffed into a dough that resembles puff pastry, coated in a sugary caramelized syrup, and baked. Quesitos are sold at bakeries and "bomboneras" (literally cozy sweet boxes, a word also used to refer to sweet shops selling this type of item).
-  page 73 New York Magazine Nov 7, 1988
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