Cheese and paprika puffs

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Cheese and paprika puffs are super simple and quick to prepare puff pastry appetizers. They are crispy, cheesy and delicious. All you have to do is to twist some puff pastry strips filled with grated cheese and paprika.

Cheese and paprika puffs

Super easy puff pastry appetizer with cheese. Fast finger food for parties or for appetizers.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Appetizer, finger food
Cuisine Ovo-lacto vegetarianism
Servings 4 (for about 4 person(s))
Calories 123 kcal


  • 1 sheet of puff pastry
  • 3 tbsp or more grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tbsp or more grated Pecorino cheese
  • 1 tsp smoked or sweet paprika
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp water


Instructions Cheese and paprika puffs

  • Roll out the puff pastry into a rectangle (me 17 x 26 cm). Brush it with egg wash (1 egg whisked with 1 tablespoon of water). Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese, grated pecorino cheese and a teaspoon of smoked or sweet paprika. Ore use any type of cheese to your liking.
  • Fold the rectangle in half.  Using a wheel cutter or a sharp knife cut out 1.5 – 2 cm wide strips. Pick up one at a time by holding the ends and twist multiple times in opposite directions to create the spirals.
  • Arrange on a baking tray lined with baking paper and bake in a preheated static oven at 200 °C for 8 – 10 minutes.


The nutritional values are generated automatically for indicative purposes only and are therefore not completely accurate.


Serving: 4persCalories: 123kcal
Keyword appetizer, cream cheese, paprika, parmesan, pecorino cheese, puff pastry
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lot of love. B.

p.s. If you are looking for another type of puff pastry appetizer check my Puff pastry slices with caramelized onions, mushrooms and feta.

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