These 2-ingredient Nutella Puff Pastry creations are the perfect appetizer or dessert for when you want something chocolatey, easy, and fast. So…basically I will be making these every day for the rest of my life.

2 Ingredient Nutella Puff Pastry

Originally posted February 20, 2015

Sometimes I feel like the most awkward person in the entire world when I have a repairman at my house. I never know what to do. Hover or give him space? Talk or don’t talk? Hi, welcome to my home, it’s kind of like middle school here.

Today a guy came to replace the little screens on the side of the house that cover the crawl space. Have you guys seen that Dirty Jobs show? I think I should have them come follow this guy around. “Crawl Space” should probably be renamed “I Would Rather Fork My Own Eye Than Crawl Here.”

2 Ingredient Nutella Puff Pastry from The Food Charlatan

He was working in the backyard, which is where I send the kids when I need to “get stuff done,” also known as, “Karen’s hungry for some sugar and needs to banish all witnesses.” I felt kinda bad about sticking the guy with all the kids, but that was only until I went outside to offer snacks. Then I felt REALLY bad.

2 Ingredient Nutella Puff Pastry from The Food Charlatan

I walk out to find the poor guy surrounded by muddy children on bikes. Like a gang. They have forgone all activities and are intent on staring at him as he hammers and pounds. Truman, who is on the edge of a cold, is looking particularly snot-nosed and disheveled. “The little one lost a shoe, so I put it back on him.” Repairman: 1. Mom: 0.

2 Ingredient Nutella Puff Pastry from The Food Charlatan

“I made snacks! ONE FOR YOU TOO!” I have to yell, so that he knows I’m talking to him, because I don’t know his name. I proffer a baby cup sampling of a recipe I’m currently developing, which is unfortunately a crusty, violent shade of blue. (Coming soon! Aren’t you so excited??) He eyes it warily. “I’m good, thanks.”

What, don’t you trust my completely unrecognizable food experiments?? This is PERFECTLY NORMAL BEHAVIOR.

2 Ingredient Nutella Puffs from The Food Charlatan

2 Ingredient Nutella Puff Pastry

Speaking of food experiments. I was testing another recipe a while back and had some leftover squares of puff pastry. So naturally I filled them with Nutella and baked them. OH MY.

Puff pastry is something else guys. It’s kind of like eating a cloud…that’s made of butter. The best part is that all you have to do is take it out of the box. I’m all about the easy these days. If you’re feeling ambitious, try out this 15-Minute Puff Pastry from Dessert for Two. Looks amazing.

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Come back on Friday for Galentine’s Day, V-day’s way hotter cousin. I’ll have another Nutella recipe for you, because love is in the air, and, well guys, I love you, okay?

2 Ingredient Nutella Puffs from The Food Charlatan

^ On the left is the size you want for larger puffs. To make the size shown in the photos, cut them one more time vertically, as shown on the right.

2 Ingredient Nutella Puffs from The Food Charlatan

Little puff…big puff. I added raspberry jam, sshhh!! So good. Try it, but not on the little ones. You need more space if you’re doing two fillings.

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2 Ingredient Nutella Puffs

4.80 from 10 votes
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 9 minutes
Total: 19 minutes
Servings: 12 Servings
These 2-ingredient Nutella Puff Pastry creations are the perfect appetizer or dessert for when you want something chocolatey, easy, and fast. So...basically I will be making these every day for the rest of my life.


  • flour, for dusting
  • 1 sheet Puff Pastry, I used Pepperidge Farm
  • 1/2 to 1 cup Nutella


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silpat, or grease well.
  • Spread out the sheet of puff pastry on a clean work surface sprinkled with flour. Flatten it out with your hands or use a rolling pin to smooth it a bit.
  • Use a pizza cutter to cut the pastry into 3 strips (right along the fold lines). Make 4 cuts the other way, so you end up with 12 squares.
  • At this point you can add the Nutella and bake, or if you want the baby ones that are shown in the final photos, split each square in half one more time to make a rectangle (see photos).
  • Use two spoons to add a very small amount of Nutella to the center of each piece of dough. Seriously, we're talking like a teaspoon at the most. (Add a little more if you are only making 12 puffs.)
  • Fold the dough over and seal by pinching them together with wet fingers. Have a bowl of water nearby to keep your fingers wet.
  • Place the sealed dough on the prepared baking sheet. Continue with the rest of the dough.
  • Bake 9-12 minutes, or until the tops are golden.


Serving: 1puff | Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 56mg | Potassium: 63mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Calories: 180
Keyword: nutella, puff pastry
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More Nutella to make your life magical:

Nutella-Stuffed Browned Butter Blondies:

Nutella-Stuffed Browned Butter Blondies

Nutella-Stuffed Gingerbread Cookies:

Nutella-Stuffed Gingerbread Cookies from The Food CharlatanNutella-Swirled Vanilla Ice Cream with Reese’s-Style Chunks:

Nutella-Swirled Vanilla Ice Cream with Reese's-Style Chunks from

More Nutella from around town:

Peanut Butter Nutella Phyllo Pockets from Cooking for Keeps
Nutella Puff Pastry Swirls from Live Love Pasta
Nutella Twists from Cannella Vita

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  1. Would love to make these for a party but need to make ahead of time. I’d that possible, would the Nutella melt or should I keep in the fridge?

    1. Hi Flavia! You can definitely make these ahead of time (though I wouldn’t make them too far in advance – just the day before). Nutella is spreadable but not melted at room temperature, so you can keep the baked treats at room temperature in a covered container until serving. Enjoy!

  2. 5 stars
    These are delicious! If you love Nutella, keep some puff pastry in your freezer! Super easy and great for a quick sweet treat. I made both sheets of pastry – the first with the smaller size and the second with the larger size. I wasn’t quite sure about how much Nutella to use but in most of them I used too much and the filling was oozing out as I was trying to seal them, so a “dab” will definitely do it! It’ll seem like not enough, but it will be. The smaller ones are easier to eat (less messy) so I’ll try these again. I’ll roll out the pastry a bit more as well and use less Nutella – that should be perfect.

    1. I’m so glad you loved these Sophie! Thanks for sharing your notes! good tips here 👍 Thanks for coming back to comment!

  3. These little gems are just the right thing when in a pinch. Not too sweet, a little bit salty and of course they are DELICIOUS…

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