Pesto puff pastry christmas tree

Pesto puff pastry christmas tree

Today we will prepare an original snack pie, a pesto puff pastry christmas tree. It is simple and quick to shape. It turns out delicious and very unusual.
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Bakery
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 people
Calories 565 kcal


  • 1 baking sheet
  • 1 baking mat optionally parchment
  • 1 knife
  • 1 cooking brush
  • 1 rolling pin
  • 1 grater


  • 300 g puff pastry
  • 70 g pesto sauce
  • 50 g cheese hard
  • 50 g tomatoes sun-dried
  • 1 pc egg


  • Prepare everything necessary. Take the puff pastry out of the freezer and let it thaw. You can buy ready-made pesto sauce or make it yourself.
    Ingredients for pesto puff pastry christmas tree
  • Roll out the dough to a thickness of 2 mm, cut into two equal parts. Place one of them on a baking sheet lined with a non-stick mat or baking paper. Use a knife to mark the contours of the future Christmas tree. Where the trunk will be, lay out the sun-dried tomatoes in a row.
    300 g puff pastry, 50 g tomatoes
    Puff pastry, dried tomatoes
  • Spread the pesto sauce over all remaining areas.
    70 g pesto sauce
    Pesto sauce
  • Sprinkle with grated cheese.
    50 g cheese
    Grated cheese
  • Cover with the second layer of dough, press down with your hands. Cut off the excess parts, those where there is no filling.
    Puff pastry
  • Next, mark the trunk, and cut the sides into strips 1-1.5 cm wide with a sharp knife.
    Dividing the pie into its component parts
  • Twist each into a spiral shape.
    Folding the details of the Christmas tree
  • Brush with beaten egg.
    1 pc egg
    Egg lubrication
  • If desired, decorate with pieces of sun-dried tomatoes, grated cheese. Place in the oven and bake at 170℃ for 20 minutes. The Christmas tree puff pastry with pesto sauce is ready. It can be served immediately, but it is also very tasty after cooling down.
    Pesto puff pastry christmas tree


Calories: 565kcalCarbohydrates: 43gProtein: 11gFat: 40gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 17gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 446mgPotassium: 484mgFiber: 3gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 589IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 138mgIron: 3mg




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