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Two slices of pumpkin cheese puff pastry on a white plate

Pumpkin puff pastry

Pumpkin puff pastry with a flaky, crunchy cover and warm, creamy filling of pumpkin and cream cheese. This vegetarian fall recipe needs a handful of ingredients and gets ready within 30 minutes.
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 pieces
Calories 390kcal


Ingredients for pumpkin filling

Ingredients for cream cheese filling

  • 1/2 cup cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Ingredients for the glaze

  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tbsp vanilla extract

Other ingredients


  • Mix all the ingredients of pumpkin filling in a bowl and keep aside.
  • In another bowl mix the ingredients of cream cheese filling and keep that aside too.
  • Thaw the puff pastry squares and put on a baking tray lined with baking paper.
  • Mark a 0.5-inch border around each square. Prick the center with a fork so that it rises lesser than the border.
  • Put around 1.5 tablespoons of cream cheese filling at the center of all the puff pastry squares. Top it with some pumpkin filling
  • Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°C for 16-18 minutes or until the puffs start turning golden brown.
  • Once done, take out the puffs and allow to reach room temperature on a cooling rack.
  • To make the sugar glaze, mix all the ingredients of glaze until it becomes smooth. Drizzle on top of the puffs and enjoy!


  • The quantity of sugar used in the recipe may vary depending upon the sweetness of your pumpkin and your taste preference.
  • You can also make these puffs without cream cheese if you like.
  • Chocolate lovers may also drizzle chocolate sauce on top instead of sugar glaze.
  • Don’t drizzle the glaze on hot puffs.


Calories: 390kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 181mg | Potassium: 118mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 5020IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 2mg