Almond Puff Pastries Recipe

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Almond Puff Pastries Recipe
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Almond Puff Pastries Recipe

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My husband comes from a family of almond growers, so I use almonds often in my baking. These puff pastries have a crisp topping and creamy filling. —Barbara Harrison, Monte Sereno, California
MAKES:
18 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:
18 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (17.3 ounces) frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups whipping cream, whipped
  • Confectioners' sugar

Directions

Unfold pastry sheets onto a lightly floured surface. Cut each sheet into nine 3-in. squares. Place 1 in. apart on greased baking sheets. In a small bowl, beat egg yolk and water; brush over pastry squares. In another bowl, beat egg white; add almonds and sugar. Spread over each square. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until well puffed and browned. Cool completely on wire racks.
Split pastries in half horizontally. Fill with whipped cream; replace tops. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar. Serve immediately. Yield: 18 servings.
Originally published as Almond Puff Pastries in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2002, p68

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 302 calories, 20g fat (8g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 103mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.

  • 1 package (17.3 ounces) frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups whipping cream, whipped
  • Confectioners' sugar
  1. Unfold pastry sheets onto a lightly floured surface. Cut each sheet into nine 3-in. squares. Place 1 in. apart on greased baking sheets. In a small bowl, beat egg yolk and water; brush over pastry squares. In another bowl, beat egg white; add almonds and sugar. Spread over each square. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until well puffed and browned. Cool completely on wire racks.
  2. Split pastries in half horizontally. Fill with whipped cream; replace tops. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar. Serve immediately. Yield: 18 servings.
Originally published as Almond Puff Pastries in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2002, p68

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Reviewed Sep. 1, 2009

"Absolutely one of my favorite things to make. Guest think I bought them at the Pastry Store."

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