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puff pastry stars - easy and quick appetizer

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Sher Bird
Bellevue, WA

Super quick and easy appetizer, or accompaniment to a soup or salad meal... very easy, looks so elegant for so little effort!

(2 ratings)
yield 4 -6
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For puff pastry stars - easy and quick appetizer

  • 1
    sheet of puff pastry
  • olive oil
  • freshly grated parmesan cheese (*or try other cheeses such as romano or cheddar)
  • ground black pepper
  • optional: dust each with some dried herbs (per didi's suggestion below)

How To Make puff pastry stars - easy and quick appetizer

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400 deg. F. Thaw one or two sheets of puff pastry.
  • 2
    Place puff pastry on a board or counter. Using a small 1-1/2" to 2" star cookie cutter (or heart or circle, etc.), cut out shapes and place on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  • 3
    Brush each one lightly with olive oil. Sprinkle parmesan and black pepper over each.
  • 4
    Bake at 400 deg. F. for 15 minutes until puffed and crisp.

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