Spicy Cranberry Puffs

Julie Ann Keene


These get snarfed up as soon as they come out of the oven over here. They're a quick and easy hors d'oeuvre and are perfect for holiday parties and potlucks. I will often double the recipe because they go so fast. You'll use about 16 TBSP of cheese and about 16 TSP cranberries (with liquid from the sauce to make a glaze)


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15 Min
30 Min


  • 1 bag(s)
    monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 can(s)
    whole cranberry sauce
  • 1 can(s)
    green chiles (small can)
  • 1 sheet(s)
    puff pastry sheet, thawed

How to Make Spicy Cranberry Puffs


  1. Preheat oven to 400 and unfold pastry sheet. Cut pastry into roughly 2 inch squares. Place squares on baking sheet with a silpat or parchment.
  2. Drain chiles and mix well into cranberry sauce.
  3. Roll cheese into large marbles and smoosh into each pastry on the top middle.
  4. Using a pastry brush, brush the liquid from the cranberry mixture over each pastry square to create a glaze.
  5. Finally top each piece with a rounded teaspoon of the cranberries.
  6. Cook 25 to 30 minutes, until pastry is puffy and golden.

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About Spicy Cranberry Puffs

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian Soy Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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