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Easy 20 Minute Cream Puff Recipe

A very quick and easy mini cream puff you can make with little baking skills in just 20 minutes time.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Total Time19 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cream puffs, puff pastry, whipped cream
Servings: 20 cream puffs
Calories: 223cal
Author: Amy Desrosiers


Puff Pastry

  • 1 box Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Sheets

Real Whipped Cream Filling

  • 1 pint heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup confectionery sugar



  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Roll out slightly thawed and pliable puff pastry dough.
  • Carefully cut out the puff pastry shapes and place them on a large baking sheet that's lined with parchment paper.
  • Once all puff pastry shapes are cut out, re-roll the dough and cut out more if needed.
  • Place in oven on center rack. Bake 10-12 mins
  • Remove from oven. Allow to cool for 1-2 minutes.
  • Using a bread knife, carefully slice the puff pastry in half.


  • Add all heavy whipping cream, vanilla extract, and confectioners sugar ingredients to a large bowl.
  • Beat on high until peaks form and remain steady.
  • Add the filling to a pastry bag and pipe into each snowflake. You can also just spoon it onto the pastry.



Use chilled puff pastry dough and cut it on a floured surface. 
When mixing the whipped cream filling, use a chilled bowl and cold cream. 
Keep the whipped cream filling chilled when it's not in use. 
Nutritional facts are for informational purposes only and may vary. 


Serving: 1cream puff | Calories: 223cal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 70mg | Potassium: 32mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 350IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.6mg