fig almond spread pastry twists

fig almond spread pastry twists


  • 1 frozen puff pastry sheet (approx. 8 oz.), thawed using package directions
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tablespoon orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1/2 tablespoon heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted


  1. On lightly floured surface, roll out pastry into a 12 x 10-inch rectangle, carefully smoothing out folds in sheet. Cut in half lengthwise. Cut each half crosswise into 4 strips (5 x 3-inch).
  2. Spread 1 tablespoon THE GRACIOUS GOURMET FIG ALMOND SPREAD down middle of each strip, leaving a 1/2 inch border on all sides. Fold each strip in half lengthwise, pressing edges and ends together. Twist each strip 3 times. Place on parchment-paper-lined baking sheet.
  3. Bake at 425 F, 12 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown. Transfer to wire rack.
  4. Stir together powdered sugar, orange juice concentrate, and enough cream to make a glaze; brush onto warm pastries. Sprinkle with toasted almonds. Serve warm.

Makes 8 servings.

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