These Raspberry Jam Filled Puff Pastries are super easy homemade Christmas pastries! These delicious holiday pastries are filled with raspberry jam and are perfect for holiday gift giving!
THE EASIEST HOMEMADE PASTRY RECIPE EVER
The cutenessssss! Don’t you love these? ‘Cause I sure DO!
Could I BE any more excited to tell you about pastries shaped like Christmas gifts? (<—-read it in the voice of Chandler Bing) No, I definitely cannot.
But. HI! HEY! HELLO! How are you? Happy Christmas Eve Eve! Are you out and about, still? Or are you wrapping up the presents? Can you take a break, grab a coffee, and come chat with me? It’s always worth it, I promise!
I’m fairly certain that your recipe box is filled with Holiday cookie recipes, I know, but aren’t you loving this playful pastry? Ain’t it adorable? Does it not remind you of the perfect nibble to serve with coffee or even drinks?
…and that probably has a lot to do with where I come from, my beautiful Macedonia. Around the holidays, we are all about the “kolači” (kolacky) and less about the classical sugar cookie. In fact, I don’t think we even have a recipe for sugar cookies.
Thus, in my latest installment of recreating a classic, I made this super-easy puff pastry cookie, which involves frozen puff pastry dough and jam. That’s it. Aaaand an egg wash, plus a sprinkle of powdered sugar for looks. Aaaand a bit of cutting around to make it look like a bow , or even a holy cross, according to my dad.
HOW TO MAKE THESE RASPBERRY PASTRIES
Here’s what; so long as you follow my very simple process, these puff pastries will come together in no time. Follow the photo instructions and you should be on your merry way to a merry cookie on a very Merry Christmas! 😀
TA-DAHM! Nothin’ to it! 😉
These Raspberry Jam Filled Puff Pastries are super easy homemade Christmas pastries! These delicious holiday pastries are filled with raspberry jam, and shaped into edible Christmas gifts!
- 1 puff pastry sheet , 2 per box (can be found in the frozen section)
- 4 tablespoons strawberry jam
- 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon water
- Powdered sugar for dusting
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or Silpat.
- Lay the frozen puff pastry sheet on a clean work surface and allow it to thaw for 10 minutes. Do not unfold the dough until it's thawed out, but make sure it is still cold when you do.
- Unfold the puff pastry and cut it into nine equal squares.
- With a sharp knife, score L-shaped cuts at the corners of each pastry square, as shown in the pictures above.
- Place about 1 teaspoon of jam onto the center of each puff pastry.
- Take the outer corner of each puff pastry and fold over into the middle. Do this with all four corners, shaping the folds into a bow.
- In a small bowl, beat the egg with 1 tablespoon of water and brush the edges of the pastries with a pastry brush.
- Bake for 13 to 14 minutes, or until they puff up and the edges are golden.
- Remove from the oven and transfer to a cooling rack.
- Dust with powdered sugar and serve.