Puff Pastry Christmas Trees

What fun!  Puff pastry cut into evergreen tree shapes are baked and filled with creamy pudding. Let the kids help decorate the "trees" with colored sugar and cherry halves before they dig in!
  • thaw: 40 minutes
  • prep: 30 minutes
  • bake: 10 minutes
  • cool: 10 minutes
  • Serves: 8

Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 package (17.3 ounces) Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Sheets, thawed
  • 1/3 cup vanilla puddingor Lemon curd
  • 1/3 cup honey, warmed
  • 0 as-needed Green decorating sugar
  • 8 raspberriesor maraschino cherry halves

Directions

  1. Heat the oven to 400°F.

  2. Unfold 1 pastry sheet on lightly floured surface. Cut 4 stars of each size, using 3 star cookie cutters in graduated sizes. Repeat with the remaining pastry sheet. Place the 24 stars on baking sheets.

  3. Bake for 10 minutes or until the pastries are golden brown. Remove them from the baking sheets and cool on a wire rack.

  4. Top 1 large star pastry with about 1 teaspoon pudding. Top with 1 medium star pastry, turning the star so the points do not line up. Top with about 1 teaspoon pudding and place 1 small star pastry on top, turning it so the points do not line up. Repeat with the remaining star pastries, making 8 trees. Drizzle the trees with honey. Sprinkle with green sugar and top each with a raspberry.

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