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Sheet Pan Stuffed Pastry Pockets

Ingredients

For 8 Servings

  • ¼ cup

    all-purpose flour, for dusting (30 g)

  • 2 sheets puff pastry, thawed if frozen

 

STRAWBERRIES ‘N’ CREAM FILLING

  • ¼ cup

    cream cheese, softened (55 g)

  • 1 tablespoon

    sugar

  • 1 teaspoon

    vanilla extract

  • 4 strawberries, stemmed and diced

 

VERY BERRY FILLING

  • ⅓ cup

    raspberry (40 g)

  • ⅓ cup

    blueberry (35 g)

  • 1 tablespoon

    sugar

  • ½ tablespoon

    lemon juice

  • ½ teaspoon

    lemon zest

 

CHOCOLATE BANANA FILLING

  • ¼ cup

    chocolate hazelnut spread (75 g)

  • 1 banana, sliced

 

APPLE PIE FILLING

  • ½ green apple, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon

    brown sugar

  • ⅛ teaspoon

    cinnamon

 

EGG WASH

  • 1 egg, beaten with 1 tablespoon water or milk

 

GLAZE

  • 1 cup

    powdered sugar, sifted (120 g)

  • 1 tablespoon

    milk

  • ¼ teaspoon

    vanilla extract

Directions

  1. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the puff pastry sheets to 9×12-inch (23×30-cm) rectangles. Set one pastry sheet aside and fold the other in half lengthwise, then in half crosswise twice, to form creases for 8 pockets. Unfold the pastry sheet on the prepared baking sheet.
  2. Make the Strawberries ‘n’ Cream filling: In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla, and mix until smooth.
  3. Make the Very Berry filling: In a small bowl, mash the raspberries, then add the blueberries, sugar, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Mix with a fork.
  4. Spoon the berry mixture over the center of 2 of the 8 rectangles.
  5. Use a spatula to spread the chocolate hazelnut spread over the center of 2 more rectangles, then top with the banana slices.
  6. Use a spatula to spread the cream cheese mixture in the center of 2 more rectangles, then top with the strawberries.
  7. Place apples slices in the center of the remaining 2 rectangles, then sprinkle with the brown sugar and cinnamon.
  8. Preheat the oven to 400˚F (200˚C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  9. Brush the egg wash over the pastry around the edges and between each filling, then top with the remaining puff pastry sheet. Use your fingers to press the pastry down around each filling. Once tightly pressed, use a pizza cutter or knife to cut out each pocket.
  10. Seal the outside edges with a fork. Poke the top of each pocket with a fork 3-4 times to ventilate. Brush the tops with egg wash.
  11. Bake for 25 minutes, or until golden brown.
  12. Make the glaze: In a medium bowl, combine the powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla. Stir until smooth and thick.
  13. Remove the pockets from the oven and let cool for 5 minutes. Decorate with the glaze, then serve immediately, or wrap in wax paper and freeze for up to a week. Reheat in the toaster oven.

We hope you liked this tasty recipe! Our aim is to get more people excited about cooking and the vast options available to anyone with a desire to create. Cooking is about feeding the soul, combining good quality ingredients to the mouths and tummies of the people we love. This recipe was originally posted on Tasty.co.

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