5 from 3 votes
Apricot Puff Pastry Pinwheels
Puff Pastry Pinwheels
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
40 mins

Delicate pastry made with puff pastry and filled with jam.

Course: Bread, Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pinwheels recipe easy, puff pastry, puff pastry dessert, puff pastry pinwheels, recipes with apricot jam
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 211 kcal
Author: Kathy
  • 1 puff pastry dough
  • 1/4 cup jam
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon Coarse sugar optional
  1. Roll out pastry dough. If using homemade dough, roll to 8" X 16".  If using store bought dough, use both sheets. Roll each out slightly larger than original size. 

  2. Cut dough into 4" squares using a pizza wheel or a sharp knife

  3. Move each square to a parchment lined baking sheet. 

  4. Place 1-2 teaspoons of jam in center of each square.

  5. Make slits on the corners of each square. 

    Making apricot puff pastry pinwheels
  6. Fold one corner of each triangle piece towards the center. Press down firmly. Repeat with remaining corners.

    Folding the corners on puff pastry pinwheels
Egg Wash
  1. Mix egg and water together in a bowl.

  2. Brush egg wash across entire surface of pastry. 

  3. Sprinkle with sugar.

  4. Bake in a preheated 425 degree oven for 15 minutes. 

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Use your favorite jam as a filling.

Nutrition Facts
Puff Pastry Pinwheels
Amount Per Serving
Calories 211 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 87mg 4%
Potassium 34mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 22g 7%
Sugars 6g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 0.6%
Vitamin C 1.1%
Calcium 0.8%
Iron 5.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.