Chocolate Hazelnut PasTREE on a marble serving tray with golden cutlery, pine trees, Christmas ribbons on a wooden background

Chocolate Hazelnut PasTREE

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I’m an environmentally conscious guy. I love to go out and look at the bounty of nature, admire landscapes, and ponder on the vast expanse of time that had to pass for all of it to exist. But, sometimes it gets real cold out and I’d rather stay inside. My Chocolate Hazelnut PasTREEs might not stir an existential crisis within you, but they are packed with JUSTIN’S® Chocolate Hazelnut and Almond Butter. When you want to connect with nature from the comfort of your kitchen, try these!

 

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SERVING SIZE:

5

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PREP TIME:

20 min

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COOK TIME:

15 min

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TOTAL TIME:

35 min

INGREDIENTS

¼ cup JUSTIN’S® Chocolate Hazelnut and Almond Butter
1 (17 ½ ounces) package Frozen Puff Pastry, thawed
1 Egg, lightly beaten
Powdered Sugar (for dusting)

DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.

2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

3. Unroll the puff pastry and cut in half to make two rectangular sheets.

4. Stack the two sheets and cut into a triangle, removing the excess pastry.

5. Spread the JUSTIN’S® Chocolate Hazelnut and Almond Butter between the two triangles of pastry.

6. Cut away 2 strips at the bottom of the triangle to create the trunk of the tree.

7. Cut the sides of the triangle into 1-inch strips to create the branches.

8. Twist the branches away from you and continue moving up the tree.

9. Cut a small star out of the extra puff pastry; place on top of the tree.

10. Lightly brush the pastry with egg.

11. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown.

12. Cool slightly, then dust with powdered sugar as desired.

Serve immediately.

This Recipe Serves 5

INGREDIENTS

¼ cup JUSTIN’S® Chocolate Hazelnut and Almond Butter
1 (17 ½ ounces) package Frozen Puff Pastry, thawed
1 Egg, lightly beaten
Powdered Sugar (for dusting)

DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.

2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

3. Unroll the puff pastry and cut in half to make two rectangular sheets.

4. Stack the two sheets and cut into a triangle, removing the excess pastry.

5. Spread the JUSTIN’S® Chocolate Hazelnut and Almond Butter between the two triangles of pastry.

6. Cut away 2 strips at the bottom of the triangle to create the trunk of the tree.

7. Cut the sides of the triangle into 1-inch strips to create the branches.

8. Twist the branches away from you and continue moving up the tree.

9. Cut a small star out of the extra puff pastry; place on top of the tree.

10. Lightly brush the pastry with egg.

11. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown.

12. Cool slightly, then dust with powdered sugar as desired.

Serve immediately.

This Recipe Serves 5

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