Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 package (17 1/3 ounces) frozen puff pastry, thawed

  2. 1 egg

  3. 1/4 cup milk

  4. 1 to 2 tablespoons coarse or granulated sugar


  6. 1/4 cup all-purpose flour

  7. 1 cup milk

  8. 1 cup butter, softened

  9. 1 cup sugar

  10. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  11. 1/2 teaspoon almond extract

  12. 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Puff Pastry Pillows Recipe photo by Taste of Home Carefully open each puff pastry sheet. Cut each sheet of pastry at creases, forming 3 strips. Cut each strip widthwise into 7 pieces.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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. Yield: about 3-1/2 dozen.


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