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Apricot Puff Pastry Pinwheels
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5 from 3 votes

Puff Pastry Pinwheels

Delicate pastry made with puff pastry and filled with jam.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time40 mins
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: 211kcal
Author: Kathy


  • 1 puff pastry dough
  • 1/4 cup jam
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon Coarse sugar optional


  • 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. 
  • Cut dough into 4" squares using a pizza wheel or a sharp knife
  • Move each square to a parchment lined baking sheet. 
  • Place 1-2 teaspoons of jam in center of each square.
  • Make slits on the corners of each square. 
    Making apricot puff pastry pinwheels
  • 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

  • Mix egg and water together in a bowl.
  • Brush egg wash across entire surface of pastry. 
  • Sprinkle with sugar.
  • Bake in a preheated 425 degree oven for 15 minutes. 



Use your favorite jam as a filling.


Calories: 211kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 87mg | Potassium: 34mg | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Vitamin C: 0.9mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.9mg