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Mixed Berry Puff Pastry Recipe for the Fourth

This delicious berry puff pastry recipe is perfect for summer! You’ll use mixed berries along with cream cheese to make this tasty, star-shaped dessert.

This delicious puff pastry recipe is perfect for summer! You'll use mixed berries along with cream cheese to make this tasty, star-shaped dessert.

Have you heard of puff pastry? It’s a flaky, light pastry also known as “pâte feuilletée” . . . which must be French for delicious, because that’s exactly what puff pastry is!

This puff pastry recipe is no exception, and is perfect for summer with the yummy, fresh strawberries and blueberries. And of course, the patriotic star shape!

Well, and I can’t forget the cream cheese topping. You definitely won’t want to forget that.

Serve these bad boys at a summer party and impress your guests . . or just make for your family and wait for them to request these stars over and over.

If you want to change it up, add your favorite fresh fruits – these just happen to be the perfect colors. Keep reading to learn how to make these delicious treats.

This delicious puff pastry recipe is perfect for summer! You'll use mixed berries along with cream cheese to make this tasty, star-shaped dessert.

Mixed Berry Puff Pastry Recipe

  • 8 ounces fresh strawberries
  • 8 ounce fresh blueberries
  • 1 package puff pastry (thawed)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 T lemon juice
  • ½ t lemon zest
  • 2 T sugar
  • ½ t vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 T water
This delicious puff pastry recipe is perfect for summer! You'll use mixed berries along with cream cheese to make this tasty, star-shaped dessert.

1. In a small bowl, mix together cream cheese, sugar, lemon juice, zest and vanilla.

2. Dice strawberries into small pieces and set aside.

This delicious puff pastry recipe is perfect for summer! You'll use mixed berries along with cream cheese to make this tasty, star-shaped dessert.

3. Roll out the puff pastry into a rectangle, just slightly larger than the original size.

4. Using a 5-inch star cookie cutter, cut out stars and place them on a baking sheet.

5. Use a paring knife to gently go along the edge of the stars, leaving about ¼ inch border. Poke hole in the middle of the stars.

This delicious puff pastry recipe is perfect for summer! You'll use mixed berries along with cream cheese to make this tasty, star-shaped dessert.
This delicious puff pastry recipe is perfect for summer! You'll use mixed berries along with cream cheese to make this tasty, star-shaped dessert.

6. Gently spread the cream cheese mixture onto the of the star and sprinkle with blueberries and strawberries.

This delicious puff pastry recipe is perfect for summer! You'll use mixed berries along with cream cheese to make this tasty, star-shaped dessert.

7. Make an egg wash by beating together one egg and one tablespoon of water. Gently baste the edges of the puff pastry stars.

8. Bake at 400 for 10-12 minutes or until edges are golden brown.

This delicious puff pastry recipe is perfect for summer! You'll use mixed berries along with cream cheese to make this tasty, star-shaped dessert.
Yield: 8 stars

Berry Puff Pastry

This delicious puff pastry recipe is perfect for summer! You'll use mixed berries along with cream cheese to make this tasty, star-shaped dessert.

This delicious puff pastry recipe is perfect for summer! You'll use mixed berries along with cream cheese to make this tasty, star-shaped dessert.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 oz fresh strawberries
  • 8 oz fresh blueberries
  • 1 package puff pastry, thawed
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 T lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 T granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg(s)
  • 1 T water

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, mix together cream cheese, sugar, lemon juice, zest and vanilla.
  2. Dice strawberries into small pieces and set aside.
  3. Roll out the puff pastry into a rectangle, just slightly larger than the original size.
  4. Using a 5-inch star cookie cutter, cut out stars and place them on a baking sheet.
  5. Use a paring knife to gently go along the edge of the stars, leaving about ¼ inch border. Poke hole in the middle of the stars.
  6. Gently spread the cream cheese mixture onto the of the star and sprinkle with blueberries and strawberries.
  7. Make an egg wash by beating together one egg and one tablespoon of water. Gently baste the edges of the puff pastry stars.
  8. Bake at 400 for 10-12 minutes or until edges are golden brown.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1 star

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 166Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 52mgSodium: 108mgCarbohydrates: 13gFiber: 1gSugar: 9gProtein: 3g

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This delicious puff pastry recipe is perfect for summer! You'll use mixed berries along with cream cheese to make this tasty, star-shaped dessert.

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Mindy Drummond

Tuesday 2nd of August 2016

Oh my, this sounds so delicious! Can't wait to try it.... now off to the store to get the ingredients :)