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Puff Pastry Valentine Cookies

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Heart-shaped puff pastry cookies are so easy to make...and this recipe has three different topping ideas...choose the one you like the best, or make all three varieties.

  • Thaw: 40 minutes
  • Prep: 20 minutes
  • Bake: 10 minutes
  • Cool: 20 minutes
  • Serves: 12
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Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 of a 17.3-ounce package Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Sheets (1 sheet), thawed

  • 3 tablespoons prepared caramel topping

  • 3 tablespoons blanched sliced almonds or shredded sweetened coconut

Directions

  1. Heat the oven to 400°F.

  2. Unfold the pastry sheet on a lightly floured surface.  Roll the pastry sheet into a 14x10-inch rectangle.  Cut out 12 (3 1/2-inch) hearts using a cutter.  Place the cut-outs onto a baking sheet. Brush with the caramel topping and sprinkle with the almonds.

  3. Bake for 10 minutes or until the cookies are golden brown. Remove the cookies from the baking sheet and let cool on a wire rack for 20 minutes.

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Tip

Once Puff Pastry is thawed, work quickly while it’s still cold. You can cut it into desired shapes, then store in the fridge until you’re ready for the next step.

If you don’t have a pastry brush, you can use the tip of a rolled-up paper towel or your fingertip to apply egg wash.

Helpful Puff Pastry tools: Rolling pin, pastry board, sharp knife and/or pizza wheel to cut dough, pastry brush, baking sheets or parchment paper.

For extra-thin, crisp Puff Pastry, set a second baking sheet on top of the filled pastry before baking.

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Submitted by:
Donna W.
Date: 1/28/2006

4 star rating

"This pastry recipe is great as a cinnamon/sugar cookie. Substituting it for the fruit and it makes a great morning toast."

Submitted by:
Jean S.
Date: 2/13/2007

4 star rating

"A great recipe and they look like you have spent a lot of time making them. I can think of other uses for these."

Submitted by:
Karyn H.
Date: 2/5/2008

4 star rating

"Its so nice to find recipes that I don't have to make any adjustments to because of the high altitude here. My hubby loved them and they looked very special. He thought I had spent a lot of time on them....I didn't tell him they only took a few minutes...that's my little secret. I am going to make some more of these on Valentine's Day."

Submitted by:
Cecily A.
Date: 2/15/2011

4 star rating

"I just loved this recipe...It was very simple and super duper delicious. My hubby absolutely loved them and he thought i bought them from a bakery...I didn't tell him I made them myself, thats my little secret ;) but their perfect for Valentines Day&I definitely plan on making these next year."

Submitted by:
Candace D.
Date: 5/1/2011

4 star rating

"I made these today and brought them to my co-worker. She absolutely LOVED them and wanted the recipe. I WILL be making them again here in the near future!"

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