Keema Puffs – The Perfect Holiday Appetizer!

 
 
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A few weeks ago, I posted about this super easy Indian dish called Keema. It’s super easy, super delicious, and super versatile! BUT, after partnering with Pepperidge Farm and getting their Puff Pastry Sheets, I decided to take it to next level awesome! 

 I decided to put it into a puff pastry so I could use them for all the holiday parties coming up! These are some of the best appetizers with the flakiest of crusts! You guys…it’s mind blowing how good these are! 

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These little pockets of heaven are pretty easy to make, and can feed a crowd! So let’s get to it!!

You will need:

 
Prep: Start by making this keema! Once you’ve got this done, let it cool a little bit. =)
 
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Now to actually making the puffs…
 
1. Start by thawing the puff pastry sheets, and preheating the oven to 375. Take them out of the package and let get a little soft so you can actually work with them. Lay them out, and cut into thirds on the perforations that are already there.
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2. You want to then cut those strips, so that you end up with 9 little squares. 
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3. In each square, you’re going to add a little bit of keema. Then you’re going to fold from one corner to another to make a little triangle. 
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4. Next, you want to seal up these little guys. I like to squeeze them with my fingers, and then make pretty edges with a fork. 
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5. Line these up on a baking sheet lined with foil. And you want to give them a nice little egg wash before throwing them into the oven. 
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6. Pop these into the oven for 23- 25 minutes, and you’re set!! 
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You guys, these are such morsels of goodness!! They will great for football parties, holiday appetizers, or even as a side dish at Thanksgiving or Christmas! Super easy and versatile! And as I mentioned before, if you’re not into pork, switch it out for beef or turkey or chicken! It’ll be just as good, I swear! 
 
Also, you can use any dipping sauce you want! You don’t actually need one since they are so good on their own but I love me some sauce guys! You can serve it with some cilantro or mint chutney if you have some on hand! But if you like to make your own, I highly recommend this dipping sauce I make!
 

Creamy Cilantro Dipping Sauce

Ingredients:
  • 1 bunch of cilantro, bottom stems removed
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp of cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp of water
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
Directions:
Put them all in a magic bullet or a blender, and you’ve got this amazing sauce that is just going to blow you away!
 
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 I guarantee you will not be disappointed when you make these! Plus, if you serve them to guests, expect to run out! It’s impossible to have leftovers if you make these! =)

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