Cheesy Fruit Fiesta Bites—Snack for 6

“Cheesy Fruit Fiesta Bites are a delightful French-inspired snack. This recipe combines the rich, creamy flavors of cheese with the natural sweetness of fruit, baked to perfection. These bite-sized treats are perfect for any occasion, offering a unique blend of savory and sweet in every mouthful.”

Meal Type






Food Stars

Cheese, fruit





You Need This Stuff

  • 1 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, diced
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 cup fresh raspberries
  • 2 medium-sized apples, diced
  • 6 slices of brie cheese, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 cups puff pastry dough, rolled out and cut into bite-sized squares
  • 1 egg for egg wash

Do This With That Stuff

  1. ‘Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C)
  2. Line your baking sheet with parchment paper
  3. In a large bowl, combine the softened cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and lemon zest
  4. Use a sharp knife on a cutting board to dice the strawberries and apples into small pieces
  5. Add the diced strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and diced apples to the cream cheese mixture in the large bowl
  6. Stir gently until all fruit is coated with the cream cheese mixture
  7. On a clean surface, use a rolling pin to roll out your puff pastry dough until it’s about 1/8 inch thick
  8. Cut the rolled-out puff pastry dough into bite-sized squares using your sharp knife
  9. Place a small spoonful of the cream cheese and fruit mixture onto each square of puff pastry dough
  10. Top each filled square with a piece of brie cheese cut into bite-sized pieces using your sharp knife on the cutting board
  11. Fold over one corner of each puff pastry square to meet its opposite corner, creating a triangle shape Press down on the edges to seal them shut
  12. In a small bowl, beat an egg for egg wash using a fork until it’s well mixed and frothy
  13. Use your pastry brush to lightly brush each filled puff pastry triangle with egg wash This will give them a golden color when baked
  14. Place all filled and sealed puff pastry triangles onto your lined baking sheet Make sure they’re spaced apart so they don’t stick together while baking
  15. Bake in your preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until puffed up and golden brown Use oven mitts to remove from oven safely
  16. Transfer baked Cheesy Fruit Fiesta Bites from baking sheet onto cooling rack using spatula
  17. Allow them to cool before serving’

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Beti’s Reflections

Bonjour, my fellow food enthusiasts! On my recent culinary escapade to the heart of French cuisine, I stumbled upon a delightful little gem – the Cheesy Fruit Fiesta Bites Recipe. This French-inspired snack is a perfect mélange of creamy cheese and sweet fruit, baked to perfection in bite-sized pastries. It was love at first bite!

Today, I’m thrilled to share this easy puff pastry dessert recipe that serves six people. However, please note that this recipe includes dairy and sugar, so it may not be suitable for those with dietary restrictions or certain health conditions.

The magic of these fresh fruit and cheese bites lies in the harmony of flavors from our key ingredients. We have cream cheese lending its rich creaminess, powdered sugar adding a hint of sweetness, vanilla extract for that aromatic essence, and lemon zest for a tangy kick. The fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and apples bring in a burst of natural sweetness and vibrant color while brie cheese adds a luxurious depth to our cheesy fruit bites. And let’s not forget our puff pastry dough – it’s the flaky canvas holding together this masterpiece.

Making these homemade cream cheese pastries is as fun as it sounds! Start by preheating your oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) and lining your baking sheet with parchment paper. In a large bowl, combine the softened cream cheese with powdered sugar, vanilla extract and lemon zest before adding in your diced fruits. Roll out your puff pastry dough until it’s about 1/8 inch thick then cut into bite-sized squares ready to be filled with the fruity cream cheese mixture and topped with brie cheese pieces. Fold them into triangles sealing them shut before brushing each one with an egg wash for that golden finish when baked. Bake until puffed up and golden brown then allow them to cool before serving.

Voila! Your Cheesy Fruit Fiesta Bites are ready to be devoured. This easy French dessert with cream cheese and berries is a surefire way to impress at your next gathering or simply to treat yourself on a lazy afternoon. So, why wait? Dive into this sweet and savory French pastry recipe and let every bite take you on a culinary journey to France. Bon Appétit!

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