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Peanutty Cream-Filled Pastry Shells

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + freezing Bake: 20 min.


12 servings

These delicious desserts are indulgent and decadent, but they couldn't be easier to make. Prepare and freeze them for an upcoming event. —Teri Rasey, Cadillac, Michigan
Peanutty Cream-Filled Pastry Shells Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen puff pastry shells
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 cups whipped topping
  • Chocolate hard-shell ice cream topping
  • 1/4 cup chopped unsalted peanuts


  1. Bake puff pastry shells according to package directions. Cool completely. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese until light and fluffy. Add the peanut butter, milk and lemon juice. Fold in whipped topping.
  2. Place shells on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Remove tops; save for another use. Pour 1 teaspoon hard-shell topping into each pastry shell. Mound 1/3 cup cream cheese mixture over topping. Drizzle with an additional 1 teaspoon topping; sprinkle with peanuts. Freeze for 30 minutes or until firm.
  3. Let stand at room temperature for 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 601 calories, 42g fat (16g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 436mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 3g fiber), 15g protein.

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