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Puff Pastry Recipes

Puff pastry is like a pie crust that rises high with no leavening. These puff pastry recipes cover both sweet and savory foods.

Puff Pastry Information and Tips
Before trying any puff pastry recipes, read the full article on puff pastry which includes information, selection, storage, and cooking tips.

Bacon Cheeseburger Puff Rolls Recipe
This bacon cheeseburger wrapped in a puff pastry roll is easy to make and elegant to serve. Try varying this recipe by using pizza dough in place of puff pastry and/or sausage instead of ground beef. Slice thinner for appetizer party snacks.

Baked Brie in Puff Pastry Recipe
The brie cheese melts inside the puffy crust for an elegant appetizer. Serve with apple slices, toast rounds, crackers, or other raw vegetables.

Bay Scallops in Puff Pastry with Lobster Cream Sauce Recipe
Scallops, spinach, tomatoes, and garlic are wrapped in puff pastry and served with a creamy lobster sauce for a decadent entree. This classy dish is actually quite easy to make.

Brie in Puff Pastry with Vegetables and Ale Recipe
Brie rounds are topped with shallots, onions, and mushrooms sauteed in ale, then wrapped in puff pastry and baked.

Broccoli and Mushrooms in Puff Pastry Recipe
Elegant pastries filled with broccoli, mushrooms, and cheese make an impressive side dish.

Cheesy Prosciutto Puff Pastry Rounds Recipe
Use frozen puff pastry to make these quick but impressive appetizers.

Easy Chicken Wellington Recipe
Start with leftover cooked chicken or pick up a pre-cooked rotisserie chicken from the market and add mushrooms, sweet onions, cream cheese, and herbs. Frozen puff pastry wraps it all up for an eye-pleasing and tasty presentation.

Easy Lemon Tarts Recipe
Use puff pastry shells, lemon pudding mix, and whipped cream to make easy individual dessert pies. Try experimenting with other flavors as well.

Fresh Peach Dumplings Recipe
Fresh peaches are stuffed with a cinnamon crumble mixture, wrapped in puff pastry, and served with caramel sauce. These are easier to make than you might think and are quite impressive. You may use a jarred dessert caramel sauce instead of making your own, if you wish. To add to the decadence, serve peach dumplings with peach ice cream on the side.

Homemade Puff Pastry from Scratch Recipe
This recipe is for purists who insist on homemade ingredients. Making your own puff pastry from scratch is not difficult, but is a time-consuming and painstaking process. Plan on three days to make this puff pastry as the first and last steps require overnight refrigeration.

Honey Apple Pie Recipe
Honey apple pie is perfect for Rosh Hashanah, but you don't have to be Jewish to enjoy it year-round. A puff pastry crust is filled with spiced, honeyed Granny Smith apples and a streusel topping.

Individual Potato Tarts Recipe
Yukon gold potatoes are layered in puff pastry, topped with Parmesan cheese, and baked. It is important that the potato slices be very thin, so using a mandoline is highly recommended.

Lamb Loin Wrapped in Puff Pastry Recipe
Lamb loin is stuffed with mushrooms, coated in pate, and wrapped in puff pastry. Although the recipe may sound difficult from the ingredients, the instructions are clear and easy.

Lemon Meringue Puff Tarts Recipe
Delicious lemon custard and meringue from scratch fill pre-made puff pastry shells for individual dessert servings. Try substituting fresh key lime juice for the lemon juice.

Lobster Domes Recipe
Miniature lobster casseroles filled with green beans, new potatoes, tomatoes, tarragon, and lobster sauce are topped with a cap of puff pastry for an elegant entree.

Marlborough Pudding Pie Recipe
This is a traditional apple pie from early American times, perfect for an authentic Thanksgiving meal or everyday dessert. Use the quick puff pastry recipe included or buy it in the freezer case at the market.

Meat Loaf in Puff Pastry Recipe
This interesting meatloaf recipe combines an herbed ground beef mixture with a chicken or turkey mix, which is then wrapped in puff pastry and baked.

Mini Sausage Quiches Recipe
Tiny bite-sized cheese quiches filled with sausage, onion, and sweet red peppers are a perfect finger-food for parties. May be baked ahead and frozen.

Mini Shrimp Quiches Recipe
Tiny bite-sized quiches filled with shrimp and cheese are a perfect finger-food for parties.

Sacristan Cookies Recipe - Almond Puff Pastry Cookies
Almond sugar cookies begin with puff pastry. These are ridiculously easy to make, so do let the kids help. Plan ahead to refrigerate the cookies for 30 minutes before baking.

Sausage Puffballs Recipe
Bite-sized sausage puffballs are the perfect party appetizer that will appeal to guys and gals alike. They are slightly sweet due to the raspberry jam, with a touch of spiciness from the chipotle chiles and salsa. Use a mixture of mild and seasoned pork sausage. Best of all, you may make them in advance.

Sausage Rolls Recipe
Sausage rolls are quite popular in New Zealand's bakeries. They are eaten any time of the day as a snack or meal but are most popular at breakfast or lunch. Unlike our sausage, New Zealand sausage is processed to almost a paste consistency. I've created this recipe to come as close as possible to the original.

Sausage, Pepper, Brie & Pine Nuts in Puff Pastry Recipe
Brie rounds are topped with shallots, onions, and mushrooms sauteed in ale, then wrapped in puff pastry and baked.

Spinach and Artichokes in Puff Pastry Recipe
Use frozen puff pastry to make pastry rolls filled with artichokes, spinach, and Parmesan cheese. These delicious appetizers are quite simple and may be made and frozen up to 3 months ahead.

Tomato Bisque Croustade Recipe
Rich, creamy tomato soup is topped with puff pastry croustade crusts. To easily remove the skins from fresh tomatoes, place them in a zip-top bag and freeze overnight. Let them thaw in the bag, and the skins will slip right off. The baking soda removes some of the acidity of the tomatoes and "sweetens" the soup, but you make omit it.

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