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pumpkin appetizer puffs

Cheesy Pumpkin Appetizer Puffs

  • Author: Maggie Michalczyk, RDN
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 16-18 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minute
  • Yield: 12 puffs 1x
  • Category: pumpkin recipes
  • Method: bake
  • Cuisine: american


Cheesy pumpkin appetizer puffs are easy to make and filled with pumpkin flavor! They’re like a savory cinnamon roll that makes for the perfect holiday appetizer! 


  • 1 sheet puff pastry 
  • 4 tbsp. Libby’s 100% Pure Pumpkin
  • 1 chicken sausage, chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 
  • 2 tsp. garlic power
  • 2 tsp. Italian seasonings
  • 1/2 tsp. salt 


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 
  2. Thaw and unroll 1 sheet of puff pastry. 
  3. Remove the casings from the chicken sausage and chop into pieces. Sautee for a couple of minutes. Remove from heat.  
  4. Use a spatula to spread the pumpkin puree on top of the puff pastry top with cheese, garlic powder, Italian seasonings, and chicken sausage. Lightly press the ingredients into the pumpkin roll.
  5. Roll 
  6. Cut into pieces, place on baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes. Broil on low for an additional 2-3 minutes until the tops are golden brown. Let cool and enjoy! 

Keywords: pumpkin appetizer puffs