Cinnamon Puffs

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Cinnamon Puffs come together easily with commercial puff pastry and cinnamon sugar. They are delightful with tea, but even better dipped in chocolate.

fondue for one with cinnamon dipper

Cinnamon Puffs are well known at my house. They are easy to make and taste amazingly good. They look like you were all fancy in the kitchen, but you weren’t.

I typically have a package or two of commercial puff pastry in the freezer. It’s a little splurge, but it makes it so easy for me to make Apple Turnovers or Puffy Heart Tarts. Remarkably, puff pastry bakes up deliciously with very few additional ingredients.

This recipe is so easy, you’re really gonna shake your head and wonder why you haven’t done it before. You know how to make cinnamon sugar, right? Apparently, they sell it already mixed — and I can see that as convenient for the office or on vacation — but, you can easily make your own cinnamon sugar.

You could also make your own puff pastry, but that wouldn’t reach EASY RECIPE status. I don’t think making puff pastry is hard, per se, but it’s work. Buy the frozen variety and then keep it a tight secret. Let your guests think you worked hard in the kitchen.

fondue table with cinnamon puffs

I have made these whenever we wanted a quick sweet treat and just served them by their lonesome. A few weeks ago, when we were having fondue, the store where I was shopping didn’t have pound cake. I decided to make something with puff pastry instead. It was a hit!

These cinnamon puffs are certainly great on their own, but they are amazingly good when dipped in chocolate. Yum!

Once baked, the puffs should be good for a day or two in an airtight container — if they last that long.

About Jessica Fisher

I believe great meals don't have to be complicated or expensive. There's a better way, and it won't take all afternoon.

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Comments

  1. I have been waiting for this post ever since you posted the fondue for one a little while back with a picture of these puffs. I figured it might be puff pastry and went out and bought some in anticipation. It’s waiting in the freezer along with chocolate chips. Thanks for sharing such a simple but good idea! And individual size is great. Can’t wait to try it. It ought to satisfy my sweet tooth. 🙂

  2. Stephanie M. says:

    I, too, plan to make these this Saturday night. I just went and bought the puff pastry dough and printed out the recipe. Will be serving these warm along with some gelato.

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