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Pizza Pastry Braid

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Pizza Pastry Braid

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Easy puff pastry appetizer, filled with marinara, mozzarella cheese, and pepperoni!


  • 1 sheet puff pastry (frozen and slightly thawed)
  • 4 oz pepperoni
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce
  • 6 slices low moisture mozzarella cheese slices
  • 2 tbsp butter (melted)
  • 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tbsp italian parsley (chopped)


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Slightly thaw your puff pastry until it is easy to work with yet still cold. Open into a large rectangle. In the center add your marinara, cheese, and pepperoni.
  • Cut 1-inch sections from the center out.
  • Carefully cut off the top two and bottom two pieces.
  • Fold the top piece down and start braiding, one piece at a time, overlapping and alternating. End with tucking in the bottom.
  • In a small bowl add butter, parm, garlic, and parmesan cheese. Brush on top of the pastry braid.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.


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