If you want to add magic to your dessert repertoire, look no further than these puff pastry recipes. This flaky, buttery dough is the perfect base for various sweet treats that impress your family and friends. Here are some of our favorite puff pastry desserts that are easy to make and delicious. From classic apple turnovers to elegant raspberry tarts, these recipes are perfect for any occasion. So, work some puff pastry magic and create desserts your family will love!
Air Fryer Puff Pastry Garlic Cheese Twists
Create a delightful appetizer or side dish with these Parmesan and mozzarella cheese twists made in the air fryer. Preparing homemade cheese twists from scratch is a breeze, and the results are undeniably more scrumptious than their store-bought counterparts.
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Air Fryer Blueberry Brie Pastry And Dip Appetizer
Present this remarkable air fryer blueberry brie pastry at your next party and get ready for all the admiring reactions! The magic of brie and puff pastry crisped to perfection is truly delightful. There’s a universal love for this cheese, especially when it transforms into a creamy, rich, gooey delight!
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Holiday Beef Wellington
Consider preparing a beef wellington for your next gathering. This impressive dish is crafted with exquisite beef tenderloin, renowned for its tenderness, and accompanied by a medley of delectable ingredients, including prosciutto parma ham, rosemary, thyme, mushrooms, and shallots, all wrapped in flaky puff pastry.
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Puff Pastry Apple Galette
This easy recipe for making a puff pastry apple galette is all the things comforting and delicious about fruit desserts. The flaky crust loaded with cinnamon apples is the right combination of sweet and tart. One slice and you will fall in love.
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Raspberry Cream Cheese Danish
This raspberry cream cheese danish recipe is easy to make and goes great with a cup of coffee in the morning. The tart raspberries pair perfectly with the creamy, sweet cream cheese filling on top of flaky puff pastry.
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Puff Pastry Apple Turnovers
These heavenly apple turnovers are filled with tender chunks of apples baked in brown sugar and cinnamon and wrapped in a flaky puff pastry shell. They are so easy to make and taste like an apple pie!
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Sweet Puff Pastry Pinwheels
Sweet Puff Pastry Pinwheels are simple and easy to make with only 3 ingredients. The sweet filling is the perfect mix of tangy and sugary, and they come together in less than 30 minutes, so they are perfect for last minute party food.
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Chocolate Hazlenut Hand Pies
Buttery, flaky puff pastry is indulgent to eat and can be labor-intensive to make from scratch. This recipe for Chocolate Hazelnut Hand Pies uses an abbreviated version to create rough puff pastry that takes less time but definitely does not sacrifice on those flaky layers or on that ultra-buttery flavor!
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Puff Pastry Cinnamon Rolls
These Puff Pastry Cinnamon Rolls are flaky, buttery, and the ideal solution when you crave a sweet roll. They’re quick and easy, ready in about 30 minutes, and topped with a simple maple glaze.
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Tomato and Goat Cheese Pizzettes
These puff pastry tomato and goat cheese pizzettes are little flavorful two-inch rounds of tasty deliciousness. With savory flavors of tomato, basil, and red peppers, these perfect appetizers will be a hit at your next party!
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Puff Pastry Cinnamon Twists
The easiest ever cinnamon sugar puff pastry treat! These simple puff pastry cinnamon twists are crisp and quick to whip up – the perfect sweet snack to have around and also great to serve at parties or events.
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Ricotta Strawberry Puff Pastry
These addictive Strawberry Puff Pastry treats make it hard to stop at one. The mixture of ricotta and fresh strawberry compote are dynamic together and provide a generous touch of sweetness.
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Danish Pecan Kringle Ring
Learn how to make this midwest bakery favorite, Danish Pecan Kringle Ring, with step by step instructions. Most popular in Wisconsin, pecan kringle is a flaky, nutty, sweet dessert that pairs great with coffee for breakfast, dessert, or a snack.
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Peach Upside Down Puff Pastry
Made with just 7 ingredients, these peach upside down peach puff pastry tarts have a delicious combination of crispy, flaky puff pastry with juicy spiced peaches. This easy peach dessert can be prepared in just 25 minutes.
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Palmiers are crunchy puff pastry cookies that are super quick to make and require just 3 ingredients! Puff pastry is sprinkled with cinnamon and granulated sugar, which caramelizes during baking, adding an additional crunch.
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Puff Pastry Mince Pies Recipe
Mince pies made with puff pastry; an unbelievably easy recipe perfect for the festive season. It’s made with shop-brought mincemeat and ready rolled puff pastry so is super quick and simple.
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Lemon Curd Puff Pastry Tarts
These sweet and tangy Lemon Curd Puff Pastry Tarts are an impressive dessert that is quite simple to make! All you need is lemons, eggs, butter, sugar, a touch of salt and pre-made puff pastry to create this incredibly delicious treat.
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Napoleon or Mille Feuille is a super delicious dessert with layers of puff pastry and pastry cream filling. This unique dessert is creamy, airy, crispy, and flaky, with decadent flavors in every bite.
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Homemade Berry Pop Tarts
Is there anything more nostalgic than that rectangular pastry filled with berry sweetness and topped with neon swirls of purple and blue? With a flaky pastry crust, fresh triple-berry filling, and a natural berry-tinged icing (and sprinkles!), these homemade pop tarts are equally fun to make and eat.
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Raspberry Star Bread
Flaky pastry is filled with fresh raspberries and jam in this easy star bread recipe. Served with Nutella dip, Raspberry Star Bread is the perfect decadent breakfast treat any day of the week but will be especially welcome on Christmas morning.
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These Blueberry Tartlets are so quick to prepare and absolutely delicious! We use store-bought puff pastry and top the tarts with a vanilla cream cheese mixture and fresh blueberries. These Mini Blueberry Tarts can be made in advance, and will quickly become your new favourite sweet treat!
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Pistachio Rolls with Freeze-Dried Strawberry
Pistachios spread, and freeze-dried strawberries rolled up into a puff pastry make these delectable Pistachio Rolls. Made quickly with only a few ingredients, this special dessert or snack will impress!
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Puff Pastry Chocolate Croissant
Combine puff pastry with chocolate and Oh! the pleasure of flaky warm golden brown chocolate croissants in the morning. This recipe is incredibly simple and nobody will suspect you didn’t spend hours creating these scrumptious light and airy puff pastry chocolate croissants.
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Tarte Tatin (With Puff Pastry!)
This gorgeous apple tart has apples caramelized in a butter honey sauce and topped with flakey puff pastry. Once baked it’s all flipped over before serving for a gorgeous dessert.
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Peach Mille-Feuille With Bavarian Cream
Here is a beautiful dessert that is perfect to make in the height of peach season when fresh peaches are in abundance and perfectly ripe. With layers of puff pastry and Bavarian cream, this Peach Mille-Feuille will quickly become your favorite peach dessert!
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Karen Kelly, a food and travel writer, is the founder of Seasonal Cravings. She is also a health coach certified by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the AP Wire and MSN.