This savory puff pastry Christmas tree is the perfect holiday appetizer or snack for your festive gatherings. With a flaky crust and flavorful filling, it is sure to be a hit with your friends and family. This recipe is easy to make and customizable with your favorite ingredients.

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 45 minutes | Serves: 6-8


  • 1 sheet of puff pastry, thawed
  • 1 cup of shredded cheese (such as cheddar or mozzarella)
  • 1/2 cup of chopped cooked bacon
  • 1/4 cup of chopped fresh herbs (such as parsley or chives)
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Roll out the puff pastry onto the prepared baking sheet.
  3. Sprinkle the shredded cheese, chopped bacon, and fresh herbs evenly over the puff pastry.
  4. Cut the puff pastry into triangles, starting from the top and working your way down to create a tree shape.
  5. Starting from the bottom, fold each triangle over to create a layered tree effect.
  6. Brush the beaten egg over the puff pastry tree and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the puff pastry is golden brown and puffed up.
  8. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly before serving.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 250 || Total Fat: 15g || Carbohydrates: 20g || Protein: 8g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. It is easy to make and perfect for holiday parties.
  2. The flavor combination of cheese, bacon, and herbs is delicious.
  3. The presentation of the puff pastry Christmas tree is impressive and festive.
  4. You can customize the filling with your favorite ingredients.
  5. It is a great way to use up any leftover ingredients you have on hand.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overloading the puff pastry with too many toppings, as it may not cook evenly.
  2. Avoid overbaking the puff pastry, as it can become dry and hard.
  3. Make sure to thaw the puff pastry according to package instructions before using.
  4. Be careful when cutting the puff pastry into triangles to create the tree shape.
  5. Avoid using ingredients that are too wet, as they may make the puff pastry soggy.

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