Thursday, April 4, 2013

{Spring Recipe} Brunch Pear Puffs

Time to get out the spring recipe list and make lighter, smaller portion meals. These little pear puffs would be great for a brunch or a weekend meal.
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Would you make these? Who would you make them for? Would you make this spring recipe for brunch?

Pear Puffs

Total Time: 60min | Cook Time: 20min |Level: Medium | Servings: 16 puffs

1 egg
1 sheet frouncesen puff pastry, thawed
5 tablespoons & 1 teaspoon semisoft cheese with garlic and fine herbs
2/3 cup canned diced pears, drained and thinly sliced

Directions

1-Preheat oven to 400F.
2-Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside. For egg wash, in a small bowl, lightly whisk together egg and 1 teaspoon water. Set aside.
3-Unroll puff pastry sheet on a lightly floured surface. Using a rolling pin, roll puff pastry into a 14 x 10-inch rectangle. cut into sixteen 3 x 2-inch rectangles.
4-Spread 1 teaspoon of the semisoft cheese in a middle of a pastry rectangle. Top with 2 teaspoons of the pears. 
5-Using a pastry brush, brush egg wash around the perimeter of the puff pastry rectangle. 
6-Bring corners of the pastry to the center and pinch seams together. Repeat to make 16 puffs. 
7-Arrange puffs, seam sides up, on prepared baking sheets. 
8-Refrigerate for 15 minutes. Remove from refrigerator and brush tops with remaining egg wash.
9-Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. 
10-Remove from oven and cool for 5 minutes. Serve warm.

More Spring Recipe ideas

Lemon Curd Trifle with Fresh Berries
Prosecco CakeChicken Pineapple Kabobs
Kahlua Tiramisu
Tres Leches Cakes
Soft Brown Sugar Cookies
Easy Greek Salad
Greek Salad *lower calorie* 
Hearts of Palm Salad


3 comments:

Alexis AKA MOM said...

Oh wow that sounds so yummy!

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Patti @ Pandoras Box said...

This looks so delish - and simple, too!

Diana - FreeStyleMama said...

These sound yum!!

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