Puff Pastry Christmas Trees

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Introducing Puff Pastry Christmas Trees, delightful treats filled with a nut-free chocolate spread and dusted with powdered sugar, perfect for spreading holiday cheer!

Why You’ll Adore This Recipe:

  1. Puff Pastry Christmas Trees are bursting with a delicious nut-free chocolate spread.
  2. With just two simple ingredients, you can create these festive delights.
  3. They taste heavenly, resembling chocolate croissants in the shape of Christmas trees.
  4. Ideal for indulging during the holiday season, they offer a sweet treat for everyone.
  5. These trees can be customized to your liking, whether you prefer sweet or savory flavors.
  6. Despite their intricate appearance, they’re surprisingly easy to make.
  7. In under an hour, you’ll have these delightful chocolate trees ready to enjoy.
  8. Enjoy them warm with a sprinkle of powdered sugar for a snowy touch.
  9. They add a fun and festive vibe to your holiday celebrations.
  10. Requires minimal effort and cooking time, making them perfect for busy days.
  11. The buttery, flaky croissant pairs perfectly with the rich chocolate spread.

Tips And Tricks:

  1. Let the puff pastry thaw to room temperature for easier handling. Refer to the package instructions for thawing guidance.
  2. When folding the pastry strips, ensure there are at least four layers to achieve the perfect tree shape.
  3. Embrace the messiness—it’s all part of the fun!
  4. Use long wooden skewers for the best results when assembling the trees.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. Can I make this recipe gluten-free? Yes, simply use gluten-free puff pastry.
  2. Can I use other spreads instead of chocolate? Absolutely! Get creative with your spread choices, from Nutella to savory options like marinara or spinach and cheese dip.
  3. Where can I buy puff pastry? You can find puff pastry in the frozen dessert section of most grocery stores.

Puff Pastry Christmas Trees

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Dessert


  • 2 sheets of puff pastry thawed
  • 1/4-1/3 cup of chocolate spread such as tahini or Nutella
  • Powdered sugar for dusting


  • Preheat your oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Unroll the thawed puff pastry sheets. Spread a generous layer of chocolate spread on one sheet, then place the second sheet on top.
  • Use a pizza cutter to slice the pastry into 1-inch-wide strips, leaving the end piece intact for the stars.
  • Roll each strip accordion-style with at least four layers, creating a tree shape. Insert a skewer into the center of each tree and place them on the baking sheet.
  • Use a small star cookie cutter to cut stars from the remaining pastry sheet. Place one star on top of each tree.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes until golden brown.
  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar and enjoy these delightful Puff Pastry Christmas Trees warm!


  • Let the puff pastry thaw to room temperature for easier handling.
  • Ensure each pastry strip has at least four layers for the perfect tree shape.
  • Embrace the messiness—it’s part of the fun!
  • Use long wooden skewers for assembling the trees.

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