18 Delicious Savory and Sweet Puff Pastry Recipes

Puff pastry is a great ingredient to keep in the freezer or fridge, the reason being there are so many wonderful puff pastry recipes you can make. Everything from appetizers to main dishes and even desserts is possible with puff pastry, and there are puff pastry ideas for every season and occasion, whether you’re looking for something to kick a party off in style, a dish to snack on while you watch a movie, or a melt-in-the-mouth dessert which only delicate puff pastry can showcase.

Air Fryer Puff Pastry Garlic Cheese Twists

Several cheese pastry twists in a bowl.

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Puff Pastry Garlic Cheese Twists. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Parmesan and mozzarella air fryer puff pastry garlic cheese twists make a wonderful air fryer appetizer or side dish. There is nothing difficult about making cheese twists from scratch. And of course homemade puff pastry cheese straws are so much more delicious than the store-bought kind.
Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Puff Pastry Garlic Cheese Twists

Beef Wellington

Beef wellington on a plate.
Beef Wellington. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

It’s made with beef tenderloin, the most tender cut of beef, along with flavourful ingredients such as prosciutto parma ham, rosemary, thyme, mushrooms, shallot, and more.
Get the Recipe: Beef Wellington

Pesto Puff Pastry Christmas Tree Appetizer

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for a pesto puff pastry Christmas tree appetizer. Add this puff pastry recipe to your list of Christmas appetizers!
Pesto Puff Pastry Christmas Tree Appetizer. Photo credit: xoxoBella

It’s never too early to think about new recipes for Christmas or an impressive centerpiece for the occasion. A homemade pesto puff pastry Christmas tree appetizer is definitely worth considering.
Get the Recipe: Pesto Puff Pastry Christmas Tree Appetizer

Air Fryer Apricot Apple Cinnamon Dumplings

Air Fryer Apricot Apple Cinnamon Dumplings on a plate.
Air Fryer Apricot Apple Cinnamon Dumplings. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

This easy apricot apple air fryer dumplings recipe teams the fruity taste of apples and apricot with warm autumn flavours. Apricot apple cinnamon dumplings are rich and warm, and these puff pastry dumplings taste incredible. Learn how easy it is to make dumplings with puff pastry with this tasty autumn air fryer dessert.
Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Apricot Apple Cinnamon Dumplings

Air Fryer Bruschetta Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Chicken breasts that have been stuffed with bruschetta on a plate.
Bruschetta Stuffed Chicken Breasts. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

This air fryer bruschetta stuffed chicken breasts recipe infuses chicken with the best Italian flavours. Chicken, tomatoes and provolone cheese pair up beautifully in this easy chicken recipe. Whip up this easy bruschetta chicken bake for dinner and you won’t be disappointed.
Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Bruschetta Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Air Fryer Blueberry Brie Pastry and Dip Appetizer

Blueberry brie pastry and dip with pretzels and blueberries.
Blueberry Brie Dip. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Serve up this impressive air fryer blueberry brie pastry and dip appetizer and wait for the oohs and aahs! Brie and puff pastry baked in an air fryer comes out crispy and wonderful. Once you know what to dip in brie, you can make this tasty brie cheese dip. I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love this type of cheese, especially when it’s all gooey and melted and irresistible!
Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Blueberry Brie Pastry and Dip Appetizer

Pumpkin Eggnog Danish

A danish sliced into strips, filled with pumpkin eggnog flavor.
Pumpkin Eggnog Danish. Photo credit: We Are Not Martha.

This pumpkin eggnog danish would be the ultimate offering for a holiday breakfast or brunch. It is made with puff pastry for a fast and easy crust that has so many buttery layers!
Get the Recipe: Pumpkin Eggnog Danish

Easy Apple Turnovers

A tray of apple turnovers with icing drizzled on top.
Easy Apple Turnovers. Photo credit: Spend With Pennies.

This recipe uses puff pastry to make short work of the crust. Cook down apples with cinnamon and brown sugar for the tastiest, semi homemade apple turnovers ever!
Get the Recipe: Easy Apple Turnovers

Chicken and Mushroom Pie

A puff pastry pot pie with chicken and mushrooms.
Chicken and Mushroom Pie. Photo credit: Burrata an Bubbles.

Use puff pastry to make this chicken and mushroom pot pie. It is easy and so comforting for a chilly fall night and it comes together easily so you can make it any night of the week.
Get the Recipe: Chicken and Mushroom Pie

Chicken Sausage Rolls

A plate of puff pastry chicken sausage rolls.
Chicken Sausage Rolls. Photo credit: Entirely Elizabeth.

You only need 3 ingredients to make these chicken sausage rolls! Puff pastry, ground chicken and onion soup mix make this recipe easy and so tasty! With a savory filling and a flaky crust, I have a feeling you won’t be able to stop at one of these!
Get the Recipe: Chicken Sausage Rolls

Buffalo Chicken Pastry Pockets

A plate of buffalo chicken pastry pockets, with one cut down the center.
Buffalo Chicken Pastry Pockets. Photo credit: Jo Cooks.

If you like buffalo chicken, you are going to fall in love with these pastry pockets from the first bite! Make these for a party, or serve them as a starter. They are so good, you might just want to snack on them!
Get the Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Pastry Pockets

Cream Horns

A plate stacked with homemade cream horns.
Cream Horns. Photo credit: Sugar+Soul.

Skip a stop at the bakery and make these easy and delicious cream horns at home instead. The puff pastry shell is flaky and crispy, while the creamy filling is totally dreamy. One bite and you will agree these are even better when made fresh.
Get the Recipe: Cream Horns

Cinnamon Spice Palmiers

A tray filled with semi homemade palmier cookies.
Cinnamon Spice Palmiers. Photo credit: Sally’s Baking Addiction.

This palmier recipe is nothing short of perfect. With cinnamon, sugar and orange zest, these flaky and crispy cookies are bursting with great flavors in every bite.
Get the Recipe: Cinnamon Spice Palmiers

Turkey Pot Pie

A casserole filled with turkey pot pie, topped with golden brown puffed pastry.
Turkey Pot Pie. Photo credit: The Novice Chef.

Turkey pot pie is a perfect family style meal to serve after the holidays. It puts your leftovers to work to make the coziest cold weather dinner. Use puff pastry for a flaky crust that everyone will love.
Get the Recipe: Turkey Pot Pie

Reese’s Stuffed Puff Pastry Donuts

A flaky donut with peanut butter filling and chocolate ganache topping.
Reese’s Stuffed Puff Pastry Donuts. Photo credit: Sugar+Soul.

This recipe brings big bakery flavors to your kitchen. Make reese’s stuffed donuts with puff pastry for a decadent treat that you can have for breakfast or dessert.
Get the Recipe: Reese’s Stuffed Puff Pastry Donuts

Simple Cherry Hand Pies

A baking sheet of cherry hand pies.
Simple Cherry Hand Pies. Photo credit: Sally’s Baking Addiction.

This easy hand pie recipe is perfect with puff pastry and cherry filling. This classic option offers the perfect crust and you might want to experiment with other flavors in the future.
Get the Recipe: Simple Cherry Hand Pies

Puff Pastry Pizza

Puff Pastry Pizza.
Puff Pastry Pizza. Photo credit: Averie Cooks.

Use sheets of puff pastry and add all of your favorite pizza toppings for a fast and filling twist on a classic. You are going to love the flakiness of puff pastry crust.
Get the Recipe: Puff Pastry Pizza

Pear and Gorgonzola Tart

A puff pastry tart filled with pears and gorgonzola.
Pear and Gorgonzola Tart. Photo credit: Britney Breaks Bread.

Pear and gorgonzola are perfect partners for this tart. It is elegant, and best of all easy! You can have this ready in 25 minutes for an unforgettable appetizer for any event.
Get the Recipe: Pear and Gorgonzola Tart

Bella Bucchiotti

Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella is a storyteller, food lover, dog mom and adventure seeker living on the Pacific coast. She shares her passion for recipes, dogs, sustainability, adventures, travel and philanthropy, in hopes of encouraging followers to run the extra mile, try new recipes, visit unfamiliar places and stand for a cause. Bella lives with Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease.

Bella Bucchiotti is a freelance food, travel, and lifestyle writer for MSN and the Associated Press Wire.


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