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8 Quick Party Snacks from Frozen Puff Pastry

Stash a box of puff pastry dough in your freezer, and you're on the fast track to party snacks. Look at all sweet and savory bites you can make in just minutes with simple ingredients you can pick up at most grocery stores. Entertaining made easy, indeed.

1. Mini Mushroom and Goat Cheese Tarts

6 ingredients | Ready in 35 minutes | Cut the pastry sheets into small bite-size squares to make them easier to handle as finger food.

Mini Mushroom and Goat Cheese Tarts

Mini Mushroom and Goat Cheese Tarts | Photo by Allrecipes Magazine

More: Get tips for thawing and baking frozen puff pastry dough.

2. Prosciutto and Parmesan Pinwheels

4 ingredients | Ready in 20 minutes Some reviewers preferred these savory bites with honey mustard instead of Dijon. Go rogue and change out the meats and cheeses to create new flavor combos.

Prosciutto and Parmesan Pinwheels

Prosciutto and Parmesan Pinwheels | Photo by Mieke VanGeel Busmanas

3. Crispy Cheese Twists

5 ingredients | Ready in 30 minutes These are the super-crispy, crunchy twisty snacks you sneaked from your parents' cocktail parties. What, that wasn't you?

Cheese Twists

Cheese Twists | Photo by Meredith

4. Pistachio Twists

4 ingredients | Ready in 30 minutes This pastry twist is studded with pistachios instead of cheese. ALH went a step further and brushed the twists with melted butter and honey just before they came out of the oven. Well played!

Pistachio Twists

Pistachio Twists | Photo by abapplez

5. Raspberry Walnut Baked Brie

4 ingredients | Ready in 30 minutes If you have a little more time to play around with this, you can make individual Brie cups instead of one big Brie, the way Erica did. Check out her review for the how-to.

Raspberry Walnut Baked Brie

Raspberry Walnut Baked Brie | Photo by Meredith

6. Cinnamon Palmiers

6 ingredients | Ready in 1 hour How can something so simple turn out looking like it came from a bakery? Once you see how easy it is to form these adorable pastries, you can experiment with different kinds of fillings. How about a swipe of jam or Nutella?

Cinnamon Palmiers

Cinnamon Palmiers | Photo by Ms. T

7. Maple-Pear Tarte Tatin

7 ingredients | Ready in 50 minutes If you're looking for a centerpiece dessert that'll have everyone firing up their smart phones cameras, here you go.

Maple-Pear Tarte Tatin

Maple-Pear Tarte Tatin | Photo by WestCoastMom

8. Lemon Berry Tartlets

6 ingredients | Ready in 30 minutes Watch Chef John work some magic with a sheet of puff pastry, cookie cutters, and lemon curd.

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