Fresh Peach Croustades

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Juicy summer peaches and fresh mint adorn crisp, buttery puff pastry in this simple dessert. Look for puff pastry in the freezer section.
4 servings (serving size: 1 croustade and 1/2 cup peach mixture)


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1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup small mint leaves
1 sheet puff pastry
2 cups sliced peeled peaches


Preheat oven to 400°.

Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; cook 1 minute or until sugar dissolves. Cool completely. Place sugar mixture and mint in a blender; process until smooth. Combine mint mixture and sliced peaches in a bowl.

Cut 4 (2-inch) circles in puff pastry using a sharp round cookie cutter. Roll each circle of dough into a 4-inch circle on a floured surface. Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 12 minutes or until golden brown. Top with peach mixture.

Created date

April 2005

Nutritional Information

Calories 166
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 5.5 g
Satfat 1.4 g
Monofat 3.1 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 1.8 g
Carbohydrate 28.8 g
Fiber 2.3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.1 mg
Sodium 37 mg
Calcium 17 mg