Cranberry Spinach Blue Cheese Puffs

Cranberry Spinach Blue Cheese Puffs
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1 Review
These cheese puffs are worth the effort when you have a special occasion.
1:15
Prep Time
2:00
Total Time
32 servings

Ingredients

1 (17 1/4-ounce) package
frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed
2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter
1 small (1/2 cup)
onion, finely chopped
3 cups
chopped fresh spinach leaves
1/3 cup
chopped sweetened dried cranberries
1/2 to 3/4 cup
blue cheese crumbles

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Place 1 sheet thawed puff pastry onto cutting board. Cut into 16 rounds with 2-inch round cookie cutter. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Refrigerate 15 minutes until firm.
  3. Cut halfway through chilled pastry rounds, using 1-inch round cookie cutter. Refrigerate 15 minutes until firm.
  4. Repeat with second thawed pastry sheet.
  5. Bake pastry rounds 8-10 minutes or until puffed and golden. Cool 10 minutes. Remove middle pre-cut top and half of soft center with tip of sharp knife.
  6. Melt butter in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onions; continue cooking 2-4 minutes or until crisply tender. Add spinach and dried cranberries. Continue cooking 45-60 seconds or until spinach is wilted. Remove from heat.
  7. Place about 1 teaspoon spinach mixture into each pastry cup. Top with blue cheese. Continue baking 5 minutes or until cheese is softened. Serve warm.

Recipe Tips

- For easy clean up, line baking sheets with parchment paper.

- To make ahead, prepare puffs as directed except do not top with blue cheese. Cool completely; place into freezer container. Freeze. When ready to bake, heat oven to 400ºF. Do not thaw puffs. Place puffs onto baking sheet. Top with blue cheese; bake 5-8 minutes or until heated through and cheese is softened.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
110
Cholesterol
5mg
Carbohydrates
8g
Protein
2g
Fat
8g
Sodium
90mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

I used a prepared pie crust because I am not a big baker and pie crusts scare me. These are easy to make and delicious!

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