Short Cut Breakfast Pastry–Just 4 Ingredients

Short Cut Breakfast Pastry–Just 4 Ingredients

With the summer holidays quickly approaching us, wouldn’t it be nice to have some staple ingredients in the house to pull together for the unexpected or expected overnight guests?

With just a few staple ingredients in your kitchen, you can easily put together these Quick Fix Breakfast Pastry–Just 4 Ingredients.

When I made these the first time I used crescent dough but I then made it with puff pastry for a more restaurant-style breakfast pastry.

The only difference is that you will need to defrost the puff pastry before you can assemble these amazing breakfast morsels. 

Easy puff pastry sweet rolls breakfast pastry

Quick Fix Breakfast Pastry–Just 4 Ingredients

Next time you are at the grocery pick up these 4 ingredients that will stay in the fridge for a while (if you look at the expiration dates).

Easy puff pastry sweet rolls breakfast pastry

  • 8oz tube of crescent dough or 1/2 package of puff pastry
  • 4 oz cream cheese (I use low fat)
  • lemon juice
  • Jam flavor of your choice
  • Confectionary sugar

I was originally inspired by the magazine Taste of Home  and pleasantly surprised my family one Sunday morning when I woke up just a little earlier than everyone else.

 

How to Make Breakfast Pastries from Puff Pastry

****Be sure the pastry dough is thawed before attempting this

  • Unroll the crescent dough or puff pastry and separate into 4 rectangles.
  • Seal perforations; cut each in half, making 8 squares.
  • Simply cut the puff pastry into 8 squares with a knife or pizza cutter. 

breakfast pastry

How to Make different Designs with  Puff Pastry

To give the puff pastry a layered look, use a sharp knife to outline a rectangle inside each piece. See above.

Easy puff pastry sweet rolls breakfast pastry

Beat 4 oz cream cheese with 1/4 c. confectioners’ sugar, spread 1 TBsp diagonally across each square. Top with 1 TBsp. Jam (Any flavor your family enjoys) 

 
 Easy puff pastry sweet rolls

Pinch opposite corners of dough over filling to seal for one look or bake them flat for the layered breakfast pastry look.

Bake on Parchment paper-lined baking sheets at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.

Easy puff pastry sweet rolls

 
One option if these don’t look beautiful enough, Combine 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar with 2 tsp of milk, drizzle over danishes. Serve warm or at room temperature.
 
 
Above is the old photo of the 4 ingredient breakfast pastries. 
 Easy puff pastry sweet rolls breakfast pastry
 

Breakfast Recipe with Pastry Dough

Easy puff pastry sweet rolls breakfast pastry
 
Don’t forget to pin this next time you are looking for a wonderful delicious and easy breakfast pastry your family will think you bought at a bakery. 

breakfast pastry

Other easy breakfast ideas you might like:

Quick Fix Breakfast Pastry–Just 4 Ingredients

Super easy Breakfast pastries

Super easy Breakfast pastries

Yield: 8 Pastries
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Using puff pastry or crescent rolls you can have amazing breakfast pastries in minutes. Short Cut Breakfast Pastry--make these amazing breakfast pastries with Just 4 Ingredients. Easy breakfast pastry everyone will be asking for more.

Ingredients

  • 8 oz tube of crescent dough or 1/2 package of puff pastry
  • 4 oz cream cheese, I use low fat
  • lemon juice
  • Jam flavor of your choice
  • Confectionary sugar

Instructions

  1. Unroll the crescent dough or puff pastry and separate into 4 rectangles. Seal perforations; cut each in half, making 8 squares. Simply cut the puff pastry into 8 squares with a knife or pizza cutter.
  2. To give the puff pastry a layered look, use a sharp knife to outline a rectangle inside each piece. Beat 4 oz cream cheese with 1/4 c. confectioners' sugar, spread 1 TBsp diagonally across each square. Top with 1 TBsp. Jam (Any flavor your family enjoys)
  3. Pinch opposite corners of dough over filling to seal for one look or bake them flat for the layered breakfast pastry look. Bake on Parchment paper-lined baking sheets at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Combine 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar with 2 tsp of milk, drizzle over danishes. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Nutrition Information
Yield 8 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 169 Total Fat 11g Saturated Fat 6g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 4g Cholesterol 31mg Sodium 165mg Carbohydrates 15g Net Carbohydrates 0g Fiber 1g Sugar 5g Sugar Alcohols 0g Protein 3g
All information and tools presented and written within this site are intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information on stayingclosetohome.com should only be used as a general guideline.

5 Comments

  1. Yum..These sound so tasty and I love how easy they’re to make.

  2. I love such easy and simple things I can put together – So pretty

  3. Yum! I love how easy these are to put together. The combination of jam and cream cheese sounds perfect.

  4. Nothing like fresh out of the oven baked treats start the day with a nice coffee or a glass of milk, so yummy!

  5. Puff pastry is one of those staple items that everyone should have in their freezer—it’s so versatile!

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