Chris Brothers Pepperoni Italian Puffs: A Flavorful Twist on Classic Appetizers

Introducing a delectable delight that’s sure to steal the spotlight at your next gathering – Italian Puffs with a savory twist! Inspired by the flavors of Italy and featuring a special ingredient from Chris Brothers in Atlantic Canada, these mouthwatering appetizers are a true testament to the art of culinary fusion.

With just a few simple ingredients, including flaky puff pastry, ripe tomatoes, creamy bocconcini, and the irresistible flavor of Chris Brothers Pepperoni, these puffs pack a punch of flavor in every bite.

So, preheat your oven and get ready to embark on a culinary journey that’s as delicious as it is easy to make. From the moment these puffs emerge from the oven, golden brown and bubbling with cheesy goodness, to the first bite that melts in your mouth, you’ll be hooked.

Join me as we dive into the magic of these Italian-inspired treats and discover how a few humble ingredients can come together to create something truly extraordinary. With each bite, you’ll taste the love and care that went into crafting these flavorful delights. So, without further ado, let’s get cooking and indulge in the irresistible flavors of Italian Puffs with pepperoni and tomato

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Italian Puffs with Pepperoni and Tomatoes

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  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Yield: Serves 4


Units Scale
  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • 1 or 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan
  • Chris Brothers Pepperoni (4 slices per appetizer)
  • Bocconcini slices
  • Fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 egg yolk mixed with 1 tsp water for brushing
  • Salt and fresh cracked pepper




  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F.
  2. Roll out the puff pastry and transfer on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  3. Cut 9 squares approx. 3-inch
  4. On each square, arrange a tomato slice, topped with 4 Chris Brothers pepperoni slices, Bocconcini slices, parmesan, salt, pepper and chopped basil.
  5. Fold the opposite corners of each square to form little boats.
  6. Brush each pastry with the egg yolk, then refrigerate for 10-15 minutes before baking in the oven for 15-20 minutes, until the cheese is melted, and pastries are puffed and golden.
  7. Serve immediately, enjoy!




Note: Make sure the puff pastry is cold when it goes into the oven.

  • Category: Appetizers, entrees, what's for dinner recipes, recipes