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Puff Pastry Cheese Pockets

Puff Pastry Cheese Pockets

Puff Pastry Cheese Pockets are flaky, buttery, crispy miniature cheese pockets pies that are a crowd pleaser appetizer or snack. They are equally delicious when served hot or cold.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Puff Pastry Cheese Pockets
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 16 servings
Calories 61 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • Puff Pastry Dough Sheets
  • 1 lb. farmer cheese/goat cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 stick butter
  • 2 tbsp. flour
  • 3 tbsp. milk
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Instructions

  1. Remove Pastry Dough sheets from the refrigerator and let them defrost at room temperature for 20-30 min.
  2. In the meantime, in a medium bowl, using a spatula, mix together the cheese , eggs and milk.
  3. Place the butter in a microwave safe bowl and melt.
  4. Add the butter to the mixture, using a spatula mix until well incorporated. Add the flour and continue mixing.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Preheat oven to 350F.
  7. Position the Puff Pastry Dough sheets on a flat working surface and cut in squares (2-3 inches).
  8. Using a spoon, place the mixture (1-2 tbsp.) into the center of the squares. Make sure you have the same amount of squares without the filling, as they will be used to cover the other ones.
  9. After the cheese filling was distributed, take the remaining squares and place on top of the cheese filling, using your fingers to glues the two together, resulting in small cheese pockets.
  10. In a small bowl, whisk together the remaining 2 egg yolks and brush the top of the cheese pockets.
  11. Place in the oven and bake until golden, around 30 min.
Nutrition Facts
Puff Pastry Cheese Pockets
Amount Per Serving
Calories 61 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 54mg18%
Sodium 123mg5%
Potassium 13mg0%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 0g0%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 65IU1%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.