If you’re looking for some fright factor or a Halloween party conversation piece, this recipe is definitely for you! It’s actually quite delicious if you can get past how darn scary it looks. This spooky dish will be the centerpiece of your Halloween party table and will spook kids and adults alike!

Halloween Puff Pastry Intestines


1 package (17.3 ounces) frozen puff pastry

3 cups filling of your choice (savory or sweet, such as ground meat & potatoes, beans & veggies, empanada filling, or pie filling)

1 egg, beaten

Red food coloring

Small paintbrush


Thaw puff pastry according to package’s directions. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F and line a 9″ x 13″ baking pan with parchment paper.

Divide each sheet of puff pastry lengthwise into 6 strips. Lightly flour an expansive counter or other surface and lay each strip next to one another. Press and seal the seams between strips.

Spread your filling of choice down the entire length of the dough, leaving a bit of space on each side to pinch closed.

Pinch the entire length of the dough closed, stretching the dough slightly around the filling as you go.

Carefully lift intestine onto baking sheet, seam-side down, and form an “intestine-like” pattern.

Brush puff pastry with beaten egg. Dip small paintbrush into red food coloring and draw ”blood” in the creases.

Bake about 20 minutes, or until golden brown.

This recipe is by Marie of The Knead for Speed.


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