Galentine’s Day Jam and Nutella Straws

I’m so happy that we live in a time where we can take a holiday (that is normally exclusive and can be a bummer to many) and turn it into something fun, lady-positive, and delicious. Kudos to Leslie Knope and the writers of Parks and Rec for making it a thing.  For tomorrow’s Galentine’s Day Brunch, I made these puff pastry straws. Super easy to put together, yet decadent enough for a special occasion. Definitely go well with too much coffee and awesome friends. Original recipe from Sprinkle Bakes.
IMG_79381 package puff pastry (2 sheets)

1/4 cup seedless raspberry jam

Flour for dusting

Powdered sugar for sprinkling

“Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line two cookie sheets with parchment and set aside.” Personal tip: use cooking spray on top of the parchment to avoid peeling jam-encrusted pastry bits later on.

Allow puff pastry to thaw as directed on the package.  Dust work surface with flour and lightly dust rolling pin with flour. Roll out puff pastry until about 2″ larger on each side.  Cut crosswise into two rectangles.

Heat 1/4 cup of jam in microwave for 15-20 seconds, just enough to loosen the consistency.

With a pastry brush, coat one piece of puff pastry with half the jam.  Cover jam-coated piece with the remaining plain piece of puff pastry and gently roll together with rolling pin – not too hard, or your jam will squish out.”

strawsSlice into long strips and twist, then place on parchment lined pan.   Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.  Let cool before removing from the pan.  Sprinkle generously with powdered sugar.

IMG_7904“Repeat process with second sheet of puff pastry.”  For added variety, I used Nutella diluted with a bit of melted butter on the second batch. Thanks, Sprinkle Bakes!

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9 Comments

  1. thehomemakerslife

    So creative! It’s got such an amazing colour to it 🙂

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    • Little Kokomo

      Yes, the colour is pretty festive! I just checked out your blog and saw that you are also from Montreal. It’s nice to find fellow bloggers in this city! Thanks for stopping by 🙂

      Like

      • thehomemakerslife

        Yes, I totally agree! Keep on blogging on 🙂

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  2. Smiling Notes

    Oh these are so creative and delicious looking! Perfect for Valentine’s 😉

    Liked by 1 person

  3. qairulfaiz

    Nice!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. funkyfashion007

    These look so fancy and easy to make! Thank you for the recipe! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    • Little Kokomo

      Super easy! They take very little time and look like they come from a nice pastry shop. Highly recommend.

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  5. itzjustrachel

    Never seen these before, but they look so good!

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