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Puff Pastry Pillows

Robert Ryan of Newton, Iowa is known for these pretty sweet treats. "My family and co-workers love them," he says.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    about 3-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 package (17.3 ounces) frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1large egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons sugar or coarse sugar
  • FILLING:
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • Carefully open each puff pastry sheet. Cut each sheet of pastry at creases, forming 3 strips. Cut each strip widthwise into 7 pieces.
  • Combine egg and milk; lightly brush egg mixture over pastry. Sprinkle with sugar. Place on lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 400° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Split into top and bottom halves.
  • In a saucepan, combine the flour and milk until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Cool.
  • Transfer to a bowl; beat in the butter, sugar, vanilla, almond extract and salt until light and fluffy, about 10 minutes. Spread 1 tablespoonful on bottom half of each pastry; replace tops. Store in refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 124 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 102mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
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