Manchego Chorizo Puffs

Total Time
20 mins
12 mins

Delictiable pastries, light and flaky! Adapted from Canadian Living mag.

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  • 0.5 (450 g) package puff pastry, thawed
  • 34 cup chorizo sausage, finely chopped, about 3 ounces
  • 12 cup cheese, Manchego (or monterey jack)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon mild paprika


  1. Preheat oven to 450f degrees.
  2. On flowered surface, unroll pastry. Roll out to approximately a 10 inch square, about 1/4 inch thick. Using a 3 inch round cutter, cut out 16 rounds, gathering and rerolling scraps as necessary.
  3. In a bowl , mix chorizo with cheese;
  4. place scant 1 tablespoon in centre of each round.
  5. Lightly brush edges with water; fold pastry over to create half moon shapes. Pinch edges to seal.
  6. Place on parchment paper-lined rimmed baking sheet.
  7. In a small bowl, whisk together egg, 2 teaspoons water and paprika; brush on tops of puffs.
  8. Bake on centre rack of 450f degree oven, 10 to 12 minutes until golden.