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Puff pastry appetizers that make hosting a breeze


Give up the store-bought stuff, and try out our step-by-step recipe for homemade puff pastry. Then make these amazing appetizer recipes with it! 

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Puff pastry is one of the most versatile ingredients out there, not to mention perfect for easy party appetizers. Instead of slaving away for hours in the kitchen on intricate foods, make your own puff pastry from scratch using our easy step-by-step recipe, and you've got a blank palette for unlimited deliciousness that follows.

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  • 1/4 cup / 50g of softened butter
  • 1 egg (divide the yolk and white)
  • 1/4 cup / 50g of sugar
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 cup / 150g of flour
  • 1 cup / 100g of chopped nuts
  • Salted caramel
  • Melted dark chocolate


  1. In a bowl, mix together the butter, egg yolk, sugar, and salt.

  2. Add the flour and mix. Roll into a ball.

  3. Chill for 30 minutes.

  4. Remove from refrigerator. Divide the dough and roll into 1-inch balls.

  5. Dip each ball in egg yolk, and then roll in chopped nuts.

  6. Place on baking sheet (lined with parchment paper), and press your thumb into the center.

  7. Bake at 340°F/170°C for 12 minutes, or until golden.

  8. Remove from oven and let cool.

  9. Pour the salted caramel into the center groove,and drizzle with dark chocolate.

  10. Enjoy!

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