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Easy Pizza Pastry Puffs

by Nellie

These pizza pastry puffs are so good and perfect for a quick meal. Using simple, high quality ingredients, the family will love these treats!

Pizza Pastry Puffs

Lately we have been getting super creative with food. The kids favorite thing is pizza (and honestly ours is too) so I’ve been trying to find different ways to make it for them!

So I figured why not combine two of my favorite things! Pastry Puffs and Pizza. I am a big fan of pastry puffs because I love the flaky taste and honestly I’ve never had a bad pastry puff experience.

I shared these Easy Pizza Egg Rolls a few weeks ago and they are SOO good. Plus I’ve shared Pizza done easy in the Air Fryer! This Thin Crust Pizza from scratch is a forever favorite, but man, these pizza pastry puffs are so darn good!

What ingredients are in these Pizza Pastry Puffs?

puff pastry
shredded mozzarella cheese 1⁄2 cup grated parmesan
eggs
All-purpose flour
oregano
Italian seasoning
 salt
pepper
pizza sauce
pepperonis quartered

What tools do I need to make these Pizza Puffs?

You will need a Medium sized bowl, Rolling Pin, Baking Sheet and Parchment Paper Knife or Pizza Cutter

When should I serve these pizza turnovers?

Game day is a really great option, these are super easy to make and can be considered a finger food. Any occasion with kids, birthday parties etc. Or simply even just for a quick no fuss lunch or dinner.

What are some helpful tips for making these easy pizza pastry puffs?

Take extra care to not allow the puff pastry to dry out.

If working in an extremely hot kitchen it may be helpful to place a damp towel or paper towels over the exposed puff pastry. It will be easier to work with a cold puff pastry than a warm one, so do not remove it from the fridge until you are ready to roll it out. 

What are pizza pastry puffs?

Pizza pastry puffs are small pastries or pies made with a buttery, flaky puff pastry dough and filled with cheese, tomato sauce and other favorite pizza toppings. They make delicious appetizers, snacks or party food that everyone loves. Perfect for game day, movie night or just an everyday snack.

Serve them warm from the oven for extra deliciousness. Enjoy them with your favorite marinara sauce, ranch dressing or pizza dip for extra flavor. These tasty little morsels are sure to be a hit!  Try them today and see why they’re so popular. You won’t be disappointed!

When is a good time to serve these pizza pastry puffs?

Pizza pastry puffs are great for any occasion! Serve them as an appetizer, snack or party food at birthdays, game days, movie nights, sleepovers and tailgating parties. They also make a delicious after-school snack for hungry kids. So no matter what kind of gathering you’re having, pizza pastry puffs are sure to please everyone. Enjoy!  Try them today and see why they’re so popular. You won’t be disappointed!

What can you serve with these pizza pastry puffs?

Pizza pastry puffs are delicious served with your favorite marinara sauce, ranch dressing or pizza dip. They also go great with a cheesy garlic dip or some spicy buffalo wing sauce. So get creative and try different dipping sauces to find the perfect combination for your tastes.

How do you store leftovers?

Any leftover pizza pastry puffs can be stored in an airtight container for up to three days. Or you can freeze them for up to one month. When you’re ready to enjoy them, simply reheat in the oven until warmed through and serve with your favorite dipping sauce.

Can these pizza pastry puffs be frozen?

Yes, pizza pastry puffs can be frozen for up to one month. Simply place them in a freezer-safe container or bag and store in the freezer until you’re ready to use them. When you’re ready to enjoy, simply reheat in the oven until warmed through before serving.

Can I make these ahead of time?

Yes, you can make pizza pastry puffs ahead of time. Simply prepare the dough and filling according to the recipe instructions, shape into puffs and place on a baking sheet. Cover with plastic wrap or foil and store in the refrigerator until ready to bake. When you’re ready to bake them, remove from the refrigerator and place in a preheated oven and bake according to the recipe directions.

Can I make these without cheese?

Yes, pizza pastry puffs can be made without cheese. Simply omit the cheese from the filling mixture and substitute additional vegetables or meat of your choice for added flavor. Or try adding some spices or herbs for extra flavor.

Can I use frozen puff pastry for these?

Yes, you can use store-bought frozen puff pastry to make pizza pastry puffs. Simply thaw according to package directions and proceed with the recipe instructions.

Easy Pizza Pastry Puffs
Yield: 6-8 servings

Easy Pizza Pastry Puffs

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

These easy pizza pastry puffs are so great for anytime snacks or a meal!

Ingredients

  • 1 puff pastry
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1⁄2 cup grated parmesan
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp All-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1⁄2 tsp salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp pepper
  • 1⁄2 cup pizza sauce
  • 15 pepperonis quartered

Instructions

  1. Gather all ingredients and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 
  2. In a medium sized bowl combine one egg, seasonings, 2 tbsp flour, mozzarella, and parmesan and set aside. 
  3. Flour your work surface.
  4. Remove 1 sheet of puff pastry from the pack (they usually come 2 in a pack). Roll out the puff pastry evenly, this step is to thin out the dough.
    Cut into 6 squares using a sharp knife or pizza cutter. 
  5. Place a spoonful of the cheese mixture in the center of one corner of the puff pastry square, leaving enough space to crimp the edges closed. 
  6. Complete for all 6 squares.
  7. Prepare an egg wash with the remaining egg and 1 tbsp water.
  8. Lightly brush egg wash around the edges around the side where the cheese mixture has been placed. Fold over the dough and crimp together with a fork.
  9. Brush the top of each triangle with egg wash and chill for 10-15 mins before baking.
  10. Preheat the oven to 375
  11. Remove tray from fridge and bake for 30 mins.
  12. Serve with pizza sauce.

Notes

Take extra care to not allow the puff pastry to dry out. If working in an extremely hot kitchen it may be helpful to place a damp towel or paper towels over the exposed puff pastry. It will be easier to work with a cold puff pastry than a warm one, so do not remove it from the fridge until you are ready to roll it out. 

Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 132Total Fat 8gSaturated Fat 4gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 4gCholesterol 63mgSodium 472mgCarbohydrates 7gFiber 1gSugar 1gProtein 7g

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