We're all familiar with the question often asked before heading out to a party: what can we bring? Usually the answer is "just yourselves" and you grab a bottle of wine on the way out the door. But for times when you're asked to bring a quick dessert, puff pastry is your new best friend. We talked about puff pastry a few weeks ago on The Kitchn and how wonderful it can be as a quick solution to appetizers. You essentially thaw it, slice it, fill it and bake it. The same can really be said about using it for desserts. A simple tart is as quick as rolling the pastry out, topping it with fruit, brushing it with a little glaze and baking it in the oven. Here are a few of our favorite quick puff pastry dessert recipes:
Megan is a freelance writer and recipe developer. Her cookbook, Whole-Grain Mornings, will be available in bookstores nationwide Dec/2013. Megan also owns the Seattle-based artisan cereal company, Marge Granola.
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