Impress your holiday guests with these pastry recipes that are relatively easy to make and taste fantastic. They’re also super fun to make!
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1. Millefeuille Pastry
Nowadays, with all the available pre-made puff pastries that can be found in supermarkets, making your own puff pastry is often considered to be the realm of the domestic goddess.
2. Easy Twisted Nutella Danish
These Twisted Nutella Danish pastries are buttery, flaky, and filled with Nutella! They’re easy enough to whip up on a weeknight when you need a sweet treat, yet delicious and pretty enough to serve up for guests.
3. Coconut Cream Pie Pastry Bites
The bites are awesome because not only do they have all the delicious flavor of coconut cream pie, but they’re also a convenient little package you can eat with your hands. Perfect for little kids or for parties that call for mini desserts.
4. Almond Croissant
These buttery and flaky almond croissants are made from scratch, including the almond paste inside each pastry. Making croissants is not difficult; you don’t need any expensive ingredients or equipment. All you need is time and technique.
5. Lemon Cream Cheese Danish
This flaky Lemon Cream Cheese Danish is an easy breakfast or brunch recipe made with puff pastry and filled with a creamy, sweet and tart filling.
6. Five Ingredient Cannolis
Homemade 5-Ingredient Cannolis are super easy and so impressive!
7. 30 Minute Cinnamon Sugar Knots
30 Minute Cinnamon Sugar Knots taste like homemade cinnamon rolls, but they’re made from scratch in just half an hour! Great breakfast or dessert recipe.
8. Iced Raspberry Danish Braid
Follow these easy instructions and create flaky, buttery raspberry Danish braids at home. You can be a master in the kitchen too, I promise!
9. Pecan Pie Cookies
Pecan Pie Cookies have a thin flaky crust with a layer of the amazing nutty caramely pecan pie filling we love so much! These are the perfect cookies for any occasion!
10. Blueberry Cream Cheese Breakfast Braid
Meet your new favorite breakfast pastry! This super-simple Blueberry Cream Cheese Breakfast Braid is made from simple, store-bought crescent sheets, along with fresh blueberries, almonds and cream cheese. No one will ever know it didn’t come from a fancy bakery!
11. Chocolate Puff Pastry Twists
Puff pastry twists or puff pastry braids? No matter what you call them, one thing is certain: Dessert doesn’t get much easier or more impressive than these buttery, chocolatey confections.
12. Pain au Chocolat (Chocolate Croissants)
Layer upon layer of light, buttery flaky pastry filled with rich chocolate and drizzled with more chocolate, these made from scratch chocolate croissants are simply mind-blowing! No butter folding or chilling the dough several times needed!
13. Bomboloni (Italian Doughnuts)
Bomboloni are irresistibly light and delicious Italian doughnuts that are fried, coated in granulated sugar, and traditionally stuffed with pastry cream.