Pesto Goat Cheese Croissants

  • serves 6

Surprisingly simple and delicious, these croissants are the perfect thing for a snack, brunch or even lunch.

Courtesy of Sue Riedl

37 Ratings
Directions for: Pesto Goat Cheese Croissants


1 sheet (200 g) thawed puff pastry

6 tsp pesto

6 tsp fresh goat cheese

1 egg


1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.

2. Roll out one sheet of thawed puff pastry (about 200g) until it is about the size of a cookie sheet.

3. Slice into six squares.

4. Spread ½- 1 teaspoon pesto on each square, to coat lightly. Do not spread fully to the edges.

5. Top with ½ -1 teaspoon fresh, crumbled goat cheese.

6. Fold square over to make a triangle. You can pinch the edges together and bake in this shape or, starting with wide back of the triangle, roll forward to form a crescent.

7. Brush pastry with a beaten egg.

8. Bake for 15 minutes or till golden on top and bottom.

9. Allow to cool slightly and serve.

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