16 Reviews

Wow, these are so good, and easy too! Sprinkled sugar on the pastry board, then used a combination of sugar, nuts and cinnamon on the inside. Brushed them lightly with melted butter before baking. YUM!

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Galley Wench August 08, 2010

So I sent my husband to the store to buy the frozen pastry and he came home with a box of individually wrapped little pastry squares. My teenage son had some friends over so I decided to go ahead and make them. I called them Baby Elephant Ears because they came out so small, like little bite size morsels. Because my squares were so small to begin with, I had to cut mine in inch increments and lay them on the cookie sheet with the folded side down. I also used the cinnamon, walnut, sugar filling. The kids loved them! I had to make another batch and they were gone in seconds. It may not be such a bad idea to make them tiny. Anyway, they tasted wonderful and I will be making them again.

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LexiGirl 2 August 28, 2009

Everyone that tried these little beauts loved them. I made them smaller so they carmelized even more, the pastries were incredible, sweet, crispy and tender. I added cinnamon to the sugar and rolled both sides of the puff pastry in the sugar mixture. I can't wait to try filling these with finely chopped chocolate macadamian nuts and cinnamon. Thank you so much for sharing this lovely quick, versatile recipe, which I will make again and again.

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Baby Kato November 01, 2008

These taste as good as they look! I filled them with chopped walnuts, sugar and cinnamon and brushed them with egg to give them a nice golden colour. Chilling the rolled pastry made them easier to cut

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crabhole February 16, 2008

Today was the first time baking with puff pastry and what a great recipe to start with! I loved it loved it loved it! I 'm a big fan of fast and easy recipes. I'll try it with vanilla,cinnamon,nuts too. Thank you for introducing me to puff pastry and to a great recipe.

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littlemafia December 03, 2009

These are GREAT! Used a reduced fat puff pastry. First puff pastry dessert my son actually liked! I added pinches of cinnamon to the sugar, didnt have any nuts on hand, but I can see myself making these again with crushed walnuts or pistachios mixed with sugar and orange blosson/rose water. It is easy for a puff pastry dessert to feel really heavy after a couple of bites, these did not ruin my appetite. Lovely recipe, well worth the ratings. Will be using again for sure! Thanx!!

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Chef Latte April 25, 2009

Super easy, super tasty little morsels! I luved this recipe! The instructions were very clear and I didnt have any problems at all with the recipe. I needed to bake my elephant ears (called pigs' ears here in Germany) a tiny bit longer than the stated 8 minutes per side, but I baked them at a lower temperature (400°F) and I made them very small so that I got way more than 12 cookies out of the recipe. Thank you so much for sharing, Dreamer! I will be using this recipe often.

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Lalaloula March 18, 2009

Lovely little ending to a heavy meal. Loved these! I used demerara sugar, as I had some and wanted to use it up. Worked out wonderfully. :)

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Lori Mama November 08, 2008

I have made something similar to this in the past so I knew this would be wonderful, I also added in some cinnamon to the sugar, so many things to make with puff pastry and this is a winner, thanks Dreamer!

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Kittencal@recipezazz May 05, 2008

So simple and easy to make, and so delicious. We made it with the pecans, sugar, and cinammon filling, and brushed the tops with some melted butter before baking. We loved them. Thanks for posting.

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2Bleu March 07, 2008
Couldn't Be Easier Elephant Ears.