20 Playful Ways to Use Puff Pastry

20 Playful Ways to Use Puff Pastry

Today, I gathered my favorite recipes to show how you can utilize puff pastry (or savory pastry dough) in a playful way. Savory tarts, puff pastry logs turned into fancy appetizers, fruit wrappers, you name it! Puff pastry is decadent comfort food, but with an elegant touch.

Below are the photos and links to the recipes of my 20 favorite puff pastry dishes. It's fun to look back at what I've fed my family and see the wide variety of cuisines, ingredients and techniques. I hope this inspires you to be a little adventurous in the kitchen and come up with your own dishes using one of my favorite ingredients.



Edamame and Artichoke Appetizers

Pumpkin and Goat Cheese Tartlet Appetizers

Camembert Stuffed Fig Puffs

Soy Bacon Parmesan Puff Pastry Knots

Pissaladiere Nicoise Vegetarienne (Vegetarian Mediterranean-Style Onion Tarts)

Savory Goat Ricotta Cheese Puffs

Pesto Palmiers (Basil Pesto Elephant Ears)

Vegetarian Pot Pie with Lentil Pasta

Asian-inspired Mushroom Tart Recipe

Zucchini Tart Recipe (Tarte aux Courgettes)

Mushroom Crostata Recipe

Artichoke Heart Tart Recipe

Beet Tart with Beet Green Pesto

Roast Beef Pot Pie Recipe


Coconut Macaroon Pie Recipe

Poached Figs in Puff Pastry

Caramelized Banana Tart with Hazelnut Cream

Blueberry Almond Tart Recipe

Walnut Nectarine Tart Recipe

A Dessert Fit for a King: Banana Flan (Prince William's Favorite Dessert)


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