Blueberry Vanilla Goat Cheese Pastry Bites

Blueberry Vanilla Goat Cheese Pastry Bites with just five ingredients are the easiest appetizers you’ll serve your guests. Prep ahead of time for parties.

Blueberry Vanilla Goat Cheese Pastry Bites with just five ingredients are the easiest appetizers you'll serve your guests. Prep ahead of time for parties. Blueberry Vanilla Goat Cheese Pastry Bites

Blueberry Vanilla Goat Cheese Pastry Bites are the last of my favorite pastry bites I’m sharing with you all (at least for now!).

It may be too late to make them for Christmas or New Years Eve, but they are PERFECT for Valentine’s Day. So for all you romantics, maybe this can be an early start to planning for your favorite romantic holiday of the year.

Much like the other two Pastry bites, Cranberry Goat Cheese Pastry Bites and Caramelized Onion Feta Pastry Bites (Copycat) these puff pastry bites are as easy and delicious. Yes, they’re also only five ingredients too!

Like the cranberry bites, these are super easy and ready in just minutes.

With the addition of the vanilla extract and blueberry jam it tastes like a mini danish bite! Feel free to swap out your favorite jam flavors. In fact if you have multiple flavors you can use a few different varieties. Then when serving you’ll have a fun assortment.

Blueberry Vanilla Goat Cheese Puff Pastry bites can be appetizers or desserts! Heck you can even serve them for brunch!

More puff pastry bite flavor options:

  • With the current recipe add in some lemon zest as well.
  • Lemon curd or lime curd with some extra zest added after baking.
  • Raspberry instead of Cranberry with a bit of lemon zest
  • Strawberry with orange zest (orange would also pair great with today’s cranberry jelly)
  • Roasted pumpkin chunks with goat cheese and thyme

Some easy tips for these pastry bites:

  • I prefer to let puff pastry thaw in the fridge but if you’re in a hurry open it up on the cutting board and put a very lightly damp towel over it so it doesn’t dry out.
  • Spray your mini muffin tins before adding the pastry.
  • Blueberry jam is a little runnier than other jams, err on the side of caution or it can run onto the pan and burn.
  • Get the lightest brown you can on the tops because the bottoms will be more browned.
  • If you didn’t add enough jam before baking add some more after they’re out of the oven.

Don’t be fooled these puff pastry bites can be an appetizer, a dessert or even a brunch item. They pair well with mimosas or wine, so basically I’ve got you covered from morning until night with one recipe!

Cheesy Puff Pastry Bites with blueberry jam and goat cheese.

Want to freeze these Blueberry Vanilla Goat Cheese Pastry Bites?

Follow the directions up to right before you would put it into the oven. Freeze the bites for 2-3 hours then store in a ziploc bag. When ready to cook, put them into the muffin tins and bake for 20-22 minutes. Do not bake them without the mini muffin tins, the puff pastry will flatten into pancakes making a mess.

Want to make this into a slab? Keep the puff pastry in three large triangles. Score a rectangle shape a half inch from the border and fill with the goat cheese mixture and top with the blueberry jam. Bake for 20-22 minutes. Directions can be found here.

Looking for more appetizer recipes?

Tools used in the making of these Blueberry Vanilla Goat Cheese Pastry Bites:
Mini Muffin Tin: Make sure you’re using the right size, these are perfect for a one bite appetizer.
Vanilla Extract: Great flavor, one of the few brands that the price hasn’t skyrocketed.

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Blueberry Vanilla Goat Cheese Pastry Bites

Blueberry Vanilla Goat Cheese Pastry Bites with just five ingredients are the easiest appetizers you'll serve your guests. Prep ahead of time for parties.
Yield 30 Servings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 1/2 box Puff Pastry
  • 8 ounces goat cheese
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup whole blueberry jam


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • In a bowl whisk together the goat cheese, vanilla extract and egg.
  • Unfold the puff pastry rectangles and cut each three piece sheet into 30 squares.
  • Spray the mini muffin tin with cooking spray and put the puff pastry squares into each well.
  • Spoon in a scant tablespoon of cheese mixture into each well, then cover with about a half tablespoon of blueberry jam.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes.


Calories: 60kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 41mg | Potassium: 10mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.3mg
Keyword: Blueberry Vanilaa Goat Cheese Pastry Bites
Blueberry Vanilla Goat Cheese Pastry Bites with just five ingredients are the easiest appetizers you'll ever serve your guests. Perfect for the holidays!
Cheesy Puff Pastry Bites with blueberry jam and goat cheese.

About the Author: Sabrina Snyder

Sabrina is a professionally trained Private Chef of over 10 years with ServSafe Manager certification in food safety. She creates all the recipes here on Dinner, then Dessert, fueled in no small part by her love for bacon.

Sabrina Snyder is a professionally trained personal and private chef of over 10 years who is the creator and developer of all the recipes on Dinner, then Dessert.

She is also the author of the upcoming cookbook: Dinner, then Dessert – Satisfying Meals Using Only 3, 5 or 7 Ingredients which is being published by Harper Collins.

She started Dinner, then Dessert as a business in her office as a lunch service for her coworkers who admired her lunches before going to culinary school and becoming a full time personal chef and private chef.

As a personal chef Sabrina would cook for families one day a week and cook their entire week of dinners. All grocery shopping, cooking and cleaning was done along with instructions on reheating. As a private chef she cooked for private parties and cooked in family homes in the evenings for families on a nightly basis after working as a personal chef during the day.

Sabrina has been certified as a ServSafe Manager since 2007 and was a longstanding member of the USPCA Personal Chef Association including being on the board of the Washington DC Chapter of Chefs in the US Personal Chef Association when they won Chapter of the year.

As a member of the community of food website creators Sabrina Snyder has spoken at many conferences regarding her experiences as a food writer including the Indulge Food Conference, Everything Food Conference, Haven Food Conference and IACP Annual Food Professionals Conference.

Sabrina lives with her family in sunny California.

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    1. To use crescent roll dough as a puff pastry substitute, simply unroll the dough and lay it flat on a baking sheet. Then, use a rolling pin to roll the dough out into a rectangular shape. Once the dough is rolled out, you can use it to make any dish that calls for puff pastry.

  1. Just made these and they were so simple and easy to assemble! They are good and I will definitely make them again… although in the future I will sweeten the goat cheese mixture. I generally don’t like things to be overly sweet, but these really weren’t sweet at all (and I was hoping for more of a Danish vibe).

  2. Your Blueberry Vanilla Goat Cheese Pastry Bites sound delicious. I will make them New years eve….but…I am a little confused. You say to Unfold the puff pastry rectangles and cut EACH three piece sheet into 30 squares. Won’t that make 60 squares???

    1. Sorry for the confusion. You’re cutting them in rectangles for a total of 30 squares. If you want to double the recipe, cut both sheets the same. Hope this helps. Enjoy!

  3. I am also confused on the pastry sheets…have never opened a box. Is one sheet several layers? So if you unfold the 3 rectangles (of several layers?) and cut half of it into 30 squares? That would be cutting 1/3 and half of the next 1/3? Keeping the other half for a possible double batch? I’m seriously confused I guess.

    1. I just googled Puff pastry and see that there are 2 sheets so you just use one sheet here and you but one entire sheet into 30! Think I’ve finally got it!! ha!

  4. Could you please clarify about cutting the puff pastry? I haven’t worked with it enough to know.  Will this make 90 appetizers out of 1/2 package of it?

    1. So sorry for any confusion. Each Puff pastry sheet originally comes folded into thirds. You’ll want to unfold it and cut it into 30 squares total. If you want to double the recipe, you’ll get 60 appetizers out of one box of puff pastry. Hope this helps.

  5. Estoy feliz de haberme suscrito a sus recetas.
    Prepare la ensalada griega y las “mordeduras de queso de cabra y arandalo” salieron maravillosas!!!