Sweet Lemon Taquitos

This tasty and sweet spin on taquitos is sure to be a hit.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pkg (17.3 oz) frozen puff pastry (1 sheet), thawed
  • 1   egg, beaten
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 pkg (3.5 oz) lemon instant pudding and pie filling
  • 1-2   lemons
  • 1 cup thawed frozen whipped topping
  •  Assorted fresh fruit such as raspberries, blueberries and sliced mango

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Line Cookie Sheet with Parchment Paper. Unfold pastry onto Cutting Board. Trim edges using Pastry Cutter fitted with fluted wheel. Cut pastry into six 3- x 4-in. rectangles. Cut rectangles in half diagonally for a total of 12 triangles. Place triangles onto Cookie Sheet; brush with egg. Bake 10-12 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. Transfer pastry shells to Stackable Cooling Rack; cool completely.

  2. Meanwhile, for mousse, combine milk and pudding mix in Classic Batter Bowl. Whisk 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Juice lemons using Juicer to measure 1/4 cup juice. Add juice to batter bowl; mix well. Fold in whipped topping and refrigerate until ready to use.

  3. Using a gentle sawing motion, carefully split open pastry shells using Color Coated Tomato Knife (do not cut all the way through). Attach open star tip to Easy Accent® Decorator; fill with mousse. Pipe mousse into pastry shells; fill with fruit.

Yield:

  • 12  servings

Nutrients per serving:

Calories 90, Total Fat 3 g, Saturated Fat 1.5 g, Cholesterol 20 mg, Carbohydrate 16 g, Protein 2 g, Sodium 140 mg, Fiber 1 g

U.S. Diabetic exchanges per serving:

1 starch, 1/2 fat (1 carb)

 

 

Cook's Tips:

To ensure that the puff pastry has the best rise, keep it refrigerated until ready to use.

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