Want to take your party menu to the next level effortlessly? This amazing roundup of recipes for appetizers with puff pastry will not only make your party planning a whole lot easier but your menu more astounding, elegant, and classy as well.
Frozen puff pastry makes a great base for both sweet and savory treats. It’s crunchy, buttery, and versatile. You can stuff it, roll it, fold it, or top it with a variety of ingredients and the outcome will always be incredibly delicious!
The puff pastry appetizer recipes listed below call only for a handful of ingredients and a few minutes of hands-on work. Yes, they are super easy to make, you’ll want to whip them up every day!
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Can you make puff pastry appetizers ahead of time?
Yes! Most of the recipes listed below contain directions on how far in advance you can prep your appetizer prior to serving.
However, you also don’t have to worry if you are making these appetizers with puff pastry at the last minute. The recipes in this collection need only a few ingredients, a little bit of time, and a small amount of effort to make.
In fact, you can whip up most of these appetizers in less than an hour! You will love to serve these yummy finger foods not only when there’s an occasion, but anytime you crave them!
Can I freeze puff pastry appetizers?
It depends on the recipe. Unbaked puff pastry dough in a tight plastic wrap can be stored in the fridge for two to three days or in the freezer for one month.
Some puff pastry appetizer recipes can be prepared ahead and frozen before baking. And although there’s less chance that you’ll have leftovers, some baked puff pastry appetizers can last in the freezer for up to two months in an airtight container.
However, you should also take note that some cooked puff pastry appetizers do not refrigerate well and only last in the fridge for a day or two. This includes appetizers with fillings or stuffing. So make sure to read the whole recipe guide.
Kitchen Must-Haves in Making Appetizers with Puff Pastry
The recipes for appetizers with puff pastry listed below will be even easier to make if you’re equipped with the right set of kitchen tools. Here are some items that will help you in whipping up these tasty recipes.
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- Sapele Wooden French Rolling Pin
- Half Sheet Aluminum Baking Pan
- Dufour Pastry Kitchen, All Butter Puff Pastry
- 3 Tier Rectangular Serving Platter
- Non Stick 12 Cup Muffin Pan
- Large Rectangle Serving Plates
25 Creative Appetizers With Puff Pastry
These delectable puff pastry bites will make your mouth water and leave your guests craving more! Don't hesitate to try these quick and easy bite-sized snacks today!
SMOKED SALMON PUFF PASTRY BITES
Want to impress your guests with a fancy appetizer? What can be fancier than these smoked salmon puff pastry bites?! This recipe only calls for four simple ingredients: puff pastry sheet, smoked salmon, dill, and whipped chive cream cheese.
Pepperoni Pizza Puffs
Who will be able to say no to these irresistible mini pizza puffs! They come together quickly and needless to say, they are oh so yummy!
Cheesy Puff Pastry Stars
Perfect for Christmas and children's parties, your little ones will love these star shaped appetizers for sure! They'll beg you to make these treats again. Fortunately, you can whip these up within 20 minutes with just grated cheddar cheese, egg, and puff pastry sheet.
Puff Pastry Pigs in a Blanket Recipe
Love hot dogs? You'll love them even more when you wrap them in flaky puff pastry along with herbs and mustard. This recipe is simple yet so delicious!
Mushroom Puff Pastry Bites in Air Fryer
A heavenly appetizer oozing with umami flavor, you won't believe that these mushroom puff pastry bites only need four ingredients and 30 minutes to make. This finger food is made with crispy and buttery puff pastry filled with caramelized onion, mushrooms, and garlic.
Havarti, Pear, and Walnut Puff Pastry Bites
These delectable puff pastry bites are filled with Havarti cheese, pear chutney, walnuts, thyme, and a little taste of honey. And just so you know, you can whip up this appetizer ahead of time and freeze them too.
Tomato Tarts Puff Pastry Appetizer
This yummy looking puff pastry appetizer is easier to make than you think. Just top your buttery puff pastry with mozzarella cheese and tomato, then sprinkle it with ground pepper and herbs, and it's ready to bake! This recipe will only require 10 minutes of prep time and six ingredients to make.
Puff Pastry Pesto Chicken Bites Appetizer
Mouthwatering and flavorful, these puff pastry bites are filled with sun dried tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, pesto, cream cheese, and chicken. It will be a waste not to give this recipe a try!
Cheesy Puff Pastry Jalapeno Bites
Mozzarella, cheddar cheese, pickled jalapenos, and sauteed onions inside crisp and buttery puff pastry. Who could say not to this amazing appetizer?
Puff Pastry Appetizer Pinwheels
These puff pastry appetizer pinwheels are not only a feast for the eyes but a delight for the palates as well! Even the kids will not be able to get enough of these savory treats!
Spinach Pesto Pinwheels
Kid friendly and delicious, everyone in the family can enjoy these spinach pesto pinwheels! It comes together in less than half an hour and can be stored in the freezer for up to one month too.
Cheddar Cheese and Balsamic Caramelized Onion Puff Pastry Appetizer
These bite sized pinwheels are not only a great party food but will be a delicious addition to lunch boxes as well. Its unique and appetizing flavors come from the combination of buttery puff pastry, balsamic caramelized onions, cheddar cheese, and rosemary.
Easy Pesto Pinwheels with Puff Pastry
A three ingredient appetizer you'll get addicted to! This pesto pinwheel recipe only needs parmesan cheese, prepared pesto, and a puff pastry sheet.
Cheese Pinwheels with Crispy Prosciutto
An elevated snack, fun finger food, and crowd pleasing appetizer! These cheese pinwheels will be a hit at your next party!
Puff Pastry Bacon Pinwheels with Cheddar
A bacon lover? Thin bacon slices and cheddar cheese with a drizzle of sweet chili sauce rolled in puff pastry with ketchup spread, these bacon pinwheels won't disappoint!
Muenster and Spinach Pinwheels
Have some puff pastry, spinach, and cheese? These buttery and cheesy spinach pinwheels will be an amazing starter to any kind of occasion or event.
Cheesy Greek Swirls
Craving Greek flavors? This appetizer with puff pastry comes with layers of Greek inspired ingredients including spinach, olives, feta, and a lot more.
Mushroom Puff Pastry Pinwheels
A hearty and protein filled appetizer that the crowd will approve of. These mushroom puff pastry pinwheels feature the amazing combination of puff pastry, mushrooms, garlic, and cheese.
Puff Pastry Appetizers with Cream Cheese
Craving for something creamy and cheesy? These appetizers start with puff pastry and cream cheese! You wouldn't want to miss trying these delish finger foods!
Creamy Blue Cheese Puff Pastry Squares
Flaky pastry puff topped with blue cheese, cream cheese, parsley, and green onion — nothing can beat the cheesiness and yumminess of this appetizer! Plus, it's so quick to make. You can make 18 servings of these creamy puff pastry squares in less than 30 minutes.
Avocado, Cream Cheese, and Salsa-Stuffed Puff Pastries
Crispy puff pastries filled with melted avocado, cream cheese, and salsa. This savory treat will not only be a crowd favorite appetizer but a praiseworthy light lunch and dinner dish too.
Cream Cheese Bacon Puff Pastry Appetizer
Cream cheese and bacon on top of flaky puff pastry? There's no way you'll go wrong with this super simple but delicious appetizer recipe!
Easy Smoked Salmon Cream Cheese Pastry Appetizers
Beautiful, savory, creamy, and smooth, these pastry puff appetizers are not only pleasing to the eyes but to the mouth as well! Aside from puff pastry and cream cheese, this recipe also uses wild smoked salmon, mayonnaise, garlic, egg, and Everything Bagel seasoning.
Vegan Cranberry Cheese Bites
Creative and festive, this appetizer with puff pastry is baked with cream cheese, cranberry orange sauce, zest, and fresh herbs. It's ready in half an hour, can be prepared in advance, and is vegan too.
Mushroom Puffs Recipe
These mouthwatering mushroom puffs are made to please the crowd! It's soft, creamy, and needless to say, oh so tasty!
Asparagus & Cream Cheese Puff Pastry
You can make this appetizer recipe in the oven or air fryer. It calls for a few simple ingredients but you'll be surprised at how delicious this dish is!
Pepper Jelly and Cream Cheese Bites
Puff pastry cups stuffed with red pepper jelly and cream cheese. A simple but unique recipe that you'll love to make again and again!
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