Blueberry Cream Cheese Turnovers

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Who needs a midweek pick-me-up?  Well it just so happens that I have the perfect thing. These turnovers are amazing and are a cinch to make.

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A quick note before we begin: For this particular recipe I use a can of lightly sweetened blueberries.  You can also use the super syrupy pie filling blueberries, but I don’t because I prefer them to be a little more savory.  You can also use fresh or frozen if you have them on hand or prefer that route.

Let’s get started.  You’ll need:

1 can of lightly sweetened blueberries (I use the Oregon brand — they’re the best)

1 8 ounce package of cream cheese

1 package of puff pastry (I use the Pepperidge Farm brand)

1/4 cup of sugar

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Take the puff pastry out of the freezer beforehand so that it is thawed and ready to use.  Unfold the sheets and cut them into eight equal squares.

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Make sure that your cream cheese is softened and mix in the 1/4 cup of sugar.  Place a good sized dollop of the cream cheese on each of the squares of puff pastry.  Then, make a little well in the middle of the cream cheese and add a spoonful of blueberries.  After the filling is done, take opposite corners of the puff pastry and press together to seal the top.

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Bake for about 20 minutes (or until lightly browned) in a 400° oven.

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These are so delicious that they go in a heartbeat around here.  Yummy.  Enjoy!

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