Puff Pastry Jam and Cheese Tarts Recipe

Puff pastry jam and cheese tarts

As part of our 'Almost Homemade' series for Kitchen Conquerors , we're excited to share a deliciously simple recipe: Puff Pastry Jam and Cheese Tarts. With just three ingredients, this delightful dish is perfect for any occasion. The most common jam flavors for this recipe are balsamic and onion, apricot jalapeno, and lemon ginger, which complement the mild taste of the puff pastry with their sweet and slightly acidic flavors. Delicate and rich with flavor, this dish is something you should try in the comfort of your kitchen. A winner both in taste and texture, you have no reason to say no to making this dish!

The flavor of your creation ultimately depends on the jam you choose, making the recipe flexible and adaptable to your taste. Whether you prefer the tangy zest of lemon ginger or the sweet heat of apricot jalapeno, these Puff Pastry Jam and Cheese Tarts are sure to impress.

Prep time

10 min

Cook time

15 min


12 tarts



Puff Pastry Jam and Cheese Tarts Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 box (14.1 oz) refrigerated puff pastry
  • 1 jar of jam (your choice)
  • 2 oz (from 8-oz package) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tbsp butter melted (optional for brushing crust)


Step 1

Preheat your oven to 350°F .

Step 2

Cut the puff pastry sheets into even squares, then score a smaller square in the middle of each.

Step 3

In that smaller square, add 1 teaspoon of cream cheese.

Step 4

Add 1 teaspoon of jam on top of the cream cheese (or however much you need).

Step 5

Transfer the jam tarts onto a tray lined with parchment paper or a baking mat.

Step 6

Bake in the oven for 15 minutes or until the tarts are golden brown and risen.

These Puff Pastry Jam and Cheese Tarts are incredibly easy to make and deliver a delightful burst of flavor with each bite. Perfect for breakfast, brunch, or a sweet snack, this recipe is bound to become a favorite. Try experimenting with different jam flavors to create your own unique version. Happy Baking!

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