Peanut butter and apricot pastries

    35 min

    This is a unique, delicious and easy recipe for puff pastry turnovers. The peanut butter base is super delicious, and topped with tinned apricot halves you cannot go wrong. Kids will especially love these.

    3 people made this

    Serves: 8 

    • 3 egg yolks
    • 2-4 tablespoons caster sugar
    • 4 tablespoons peanut butter
    • 2 sheets puff pastry
    • 16 tinned apricot halves
    • 4 tablespoons plain flour
    • oil for greasing
    • milk to brush pastry
    • icing sugar for dusting

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Place baking parchment on a large baking tray and coat with a little oil.
    2. Using an electric beater mix egg yolks and caster sugar till light and creamy. Add peanut butter and continue to beat until well combined.
    3. Cut each sheet of pastry into 4 squares so that you have 8 squares in total.
    4. Divide peanut butter mixture evenly between pastry squares and spread to edges.
    5. Place 2 apricot halves in each square diagonally in centre. Fold the 4 corners of each square into the centre to cover apricots. Brush with milk or egg wash.
    6. Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes or until pastry is puffed and golden. Dust with icing sugar. Serve hot or cold.

    Recently viewed

    Reviews & ratings
    Average global rating:

    Reviews in English (2)


    This recipe is also nice with melted chocolate and strawberries.  -  10 May 2013


    loved this recipe - so simple and yet elegant  -  03 Jul 2012  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)