8 Fast And Easy Puff Pastry Snacks

We cannot stress enough just how amazingly versatile puff pastry is! The best thing about puff pastry is its flexibility – whether you opt for sweet or savory, there are plenty of options that will satisfy everyone. Here are the 8 best-looking and best-tasting puff pastry recipes that can be prepared in a jiffy!

1. Pepperoni Roses

You'll Need (for 6):

  • 1 puff pastry sheet
  • 48 large slices of pepperoni, divided
  • 1 cup shredded cheese, divided
  • 6-cup muffin pan

Here's How:

1.1 Preheat the oven to 350°F and cut the puff pastry sheet lengthwise into 6 strips.

1.2 Place 8 large pepperoni slices next to each other on each puff pastry strip so that they slightly overlap.

1.3 Sprinkle shredded cheese over the pepperoni slices on each puff pastry strip.

1.4 Roll up each puff pastry strip.

1.5 Fold the parts of pepperoni that are sticking out down over the the puff pastry to create roses. Place the roses in a 6-cup muffin pan, transfer the pan to the oven, and cook at 350°F for 25 minutes.

2. Hot Dog Flowers

You'll Need (for 2):

  • 1 puff pastry sheet
  • 5 hot dogs, halved
  • 1 whisked egg for the egg wash
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 cherry tomato, halved

Here's How:

2.1 Preheat the oven to 350°F. Cut the hot dogs in half lengthwise and space them out evenly in 2 rows on the puff pastry sheet.

2.2 Cut the puff pastry into 10 rectangles.

2.3 Seal each puff pastry rectangle around the hot dog and bend it into a loop. 

2.4 Put 5 loops together to create a flower and place both of the flowers on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.

2.5 Brush the egg wash over the puff pastry, sprinkle sesame seeds on top, and stick a cherry tomato half in the center of each flower.

2.6 Transfer the pan to the oven and cook at 350°F for 25 minutes.

3. Ham & Cheese Avocados

You'll Need (for 2):

  • ½ puff pastry sheet
  • 1 avocado, halved
  • ⅓ cup diced ham
  • ⅓ cup cubed cheese
  • 1 whisked egg for the egg wash
  • shredded cheese to sprinkle on top

Here's How:

3.1 Preheat the oven to 350°F. Cut the avocado in half and remove the core and shell.

3.2 Place the avocado in the upper right quadrant on the puff pastry sheet and trace around it. Repeat this in the lower right quadrant and cut out the 2 equal pieces of dough.

3.3 Mix the diced ham and cubed cheese together and spoon the mixture into the 2 avocado halves.

3.4 Place the filled avocado halves face down on 2 of the pieces of cut-out dough.

3.5 Cut out 2 oval circles of dough from the remaining puff pastry and place one on each avocado half.

3.6 Press a fork around the dough to seal it together. Brush the egg wash over the puff pastry and sprinkle shredded cheese on top. Place the avocado halves on a baking tray lined with parchment paper and cook at 350°F for about 20 minutes.

4. Tomato & Olive Skewers

You'll Need (for 8):

  • 1 puff pastry sheet
  • 40 pitted black olives
  • 40 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tsp rosemary
  • 1 cup grated parmesan
  • 8 wooden skewers

Here's How:

4.1 Preheat the oven to 350°F and cut the puff pastry lengthwise into 6 equal strips.

4.2 Fold the strips together in the middle and alternately skewer the dough, tomato, and olive on a wooden stick. Repeat with the rest of the ingredients. Place the skewers on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper, sprinkle cheese and rosemary on top, and cook for 20 minutes.

5. Veggie Pops

You'll Need (for 8):

  • 1 puff pastry sheet
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 1 small zucchini, sliced
  • 1 small carrot, sliced
  • 8 wooden skewers

Here's How:

5.1 Preheat the oven to 350°F and cut the puff pastry lengthwise into thin strips.

5.2 Sprinkle cheese on top.

5.3 Place a thin zucchini strip and a thin carrot strip on the puff pastry strip and roll it up. Repeat with the rest of the puff pastry.

5.4 Stick a wooden skewer through each veggie pop and place them on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper.

5.5 Cook for 15 minutes.

6. Dessert Bowls

You'll Need (for 6):

  • 1 puff pastry sheet
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 whisked egg for the egg wash
  • 6-cup muffin pan

Here's How:

6.1 Preheat the oven to 350°F. Brush the egg wash over the puff pastry and sprinkle the cinnamon and sugar on top.

6.2 Cut the puff pastry lengthwise in the middle and then cut several thin strips vertically.

6.3 Cut a piece of parchment paper into several small squares. Weave 10 dough strips into a lattice and place the lattice on a square of parchment paper. Repeat with the rest of the dough strips.

6.4 Place the parchment paper square with the lattice on the bottom of a muffin pan and press down around the edges. Repeat with the rest of the squares, put the pan in the oven, and cook for 25 minutes.

7. Nutella Banana Sandwich

You'll Need:

  • ½ puff pastry sheet
  • 1 whisked egg for the egg wash
  • Nutella
  • banana slices

Here's How:

7.1 Preheat the oven to 350°F. Use a glass to cut out 10 even circles from the puff pastry.

7.2 Arrange 5 circles in a flower shape so the dough overlaps and place the flowers on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper. Brush the egg wash over the flowers and cook for 20 minutes.

7.3 Spread Nutella over the bottom of one flower, top with 5 banana slices, and place the other flower on top.

8. Olive Bites

You'll Need (for 20):

  • ½ puff pastry sheet
  • 20 black pitted olives
  • 1 whisked egg for the egg wash
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds

Here's How:

8.1 Preheat the oven to 350°F. Cut the puff pastry into small squares, place an olive in the center of each square, and seal the dough around the olive.

8.2 Brush the egg wash over each olive bite and sprinkle sesame seeds on top.

8.3 Place the olive bites on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper and cook for 15 minutes.

You're guaranteed to have a wonderful assortment of appetizers, snacks, and desserts at your next buffet thanks to these great 8 recipes. So go ahead and buy a few rolls of puff pastry and get started!

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