Cranberry, Blue Cheese and Pecan Pockets

True munchables

True munchables

We use more puff pastry at this time of year than any other. It’s such a quick way to perk up leftovers. Those of you who like precise measurements should come back tomorrow.

Cranberry, Blue Cheese and Pecan Pockets

  • One sheet of puff pastry
  • 1/4 cup or so cranberry sauce
  • 1/4 cup or so chopped pecans
  • 1-2 ounces blue cheese

Defrost puff pastry and roll out into a square about one and a half times the original size. Cut into 16 smaller squares, about 2 inches by 2 inches. In the center of one half put a half teaspoon each of cranberry sauce and blue cheese. Sprinkle with a few pecans. Fold over into a triangle. Press the folded edges with a fork all the way down each side. Arrange triangles on a greased baked sheet or one lined with parchment. Bake at 400 until golden, about 12 minutes.

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This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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5 Responses to Cranberry, Blue Cheese and Pecan Pockets

  1. Gah! Where was this post over the weekend when I was looking for a recipe using just one sheet of puff pastry!

  2. Rufus would love your participation in “Cookie Week – 2013″

  3. Oh my – love the sweet and savory notes in this. Looks dangerously addictive:)

  4. The combination of cranberries & blue cheese is just a perfect marriage of flavors. These look divine.

  5. ChgoJohn says:

    What a great combination of flavors, Greg! They’d make a great appetizer or snack. Either way they’d disappear pretty quickly.

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