Cheesy puff pastry jalapeño bites

Cheesy puff pastry jalapeño bites

These cheesy puff pastry jalapeño bites are the perfect appetizer for easy entertaining. They're completey addictive and perfect for feeding a crowd.
Course Appetizer, Starter
Cuisine American
Keyword Appetizer, Cheese pastry, Puff pastry
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 188kcal
Author Alida Ryder


For the filling

  • 1 cup grated mature cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1 onion sauteed until soft and translucent
  • ½ cup pickled jalapenos finely chopped

For the puffs

  • 400 g/14 oz puff pastry thawed
  • 1 egg beaten


  • Pre-heat the oven to 180ºC/350ºF. 
  • Roll the thawed puff pastry into a rectangle on a floured surface. Cut into 12 small-medium sized squares (big enough to fit into a mini-muffin/pastry tray. 
  • Place a square of pastry into each muffin hole. 
  • Combine all the ingredients for the filling and mix well. 
  • Spoon the filling onto the pastry then fold over the corners of the puff pastry, pinching in the middle. 
  • Brush with beaten egg then place in the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through. 
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 5-10 minutes before serving. 


Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 278mg | Potassium: 58mg | Vitamin A: 180IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 121mg | Iron: 0.9mg