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Puff Pastry Antipasto Squares: Puff pastry filled with meats, cheeses and roasted peppers for a man pleasing appetizer! Ladies love it, too!!!

Puff Pastry Antipasto Squares

Puff Pastry Antipasto Squares

Antipasto Squares were one of the first recipes I shared on my blog…back in the days of  using a point and shoot camera, no food styling, and very little text in my posts. They were made with sheets of crescent roll dough filled with cheeses, charcuterie, and roasted bell peppers.

So tasty…as long as you’re focusing on the scrumptious combination of ingredients and not on the amount of fat and calories in each bite. I thought I’d update these winners and created Puff Pastry Antipasto Squares to serve to my book club.
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Tweaking an Old Classic

One of my foodie friends shared this recipe a few years back. I tracked down the original to the Pillsbury site where it appeared to have been a bake off winner. Feel free to use your favorite cheeses and deli meats. Add some sliced olives or other favorite antipasto ingredients. I upped the cheeses and meats since the puff pastry made a thicker base and topping than the crescent rolls. These Puff Pastry Antipasto Squares were quite a hearty appetizer and would also make a lovely light dinner with a tossed green salad.


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Puff Pastry Antipasto Squares

Puff Pastry Antipasto Squares

Filled with charcuterie, cheeses and roasted peppers for a fabulous appetizer

  • Author: Liz Berg
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Italian, American


Adapted from Pillsbury

  • 2 14-ounce packages all butter puff pastry (I use Dufour brand)
  • 7 ounces Swiss cheese
  • 7 ounces Provolone cheese
  • 6 ounces Genoa salami
  • 6 ounces Prosciutto
  • 6 ounces sliced pepperoni
  • Small jar of roasted red bell peppers, drained and chopped
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten with 1 tablespoon water for egg wash


  1. Preheat oven to 450º. Place a layer of parchment on a half sheet pan.
  2. Lightly roll out one sheet of puff pastry on a floured board. Layer this puff pastry onto the bottom of the pan. Then layer salami, provolone, prosciutto, Swiss cheese, and pepperoni. Sprinkle with the chopped red peppers. Cover with the remaining puff pastry and press around edges to seal. Chill about 30 minutes. Cut a few diagonal slashes across top of puff pastry. Brush with egg wash.
  3. Bake for 20-30 minutes, till puffed and browned. Cool and slice into squares.


Total time does not include chilling time.

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16 comments on “Puff Pastry Antipasto Squares”

  1. Just in time for lunch in this side of the world ! The filling alone sounds decadent . Lizzy , would you mind throwing some of your delicious treats over here ?! 😀

  2. Really great and simple to make snack 🙂

  3. Oh boy, I’m sure they’re great:@)

  4. What a lovely appetizer idea! The layers of flavours sound delicious.

  5. Yum!! These antipasto squares are the perfect snacks 😀

    Choc Chip Uru

  6. Liz!!!! first of all, I loved hanging out and spending time with you again!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE these puff pastry antipasto squares!!!! they seriously have everything I love inside! I can’t wait to try this recipe!

  7. I love that you switched out the crescent roll dough for puff pastry. Elevates the recipe quite a bit!

  8. Wow Lizzy these are awesome! ! I’d rather buy puff pastry than make it anyday!

  9. Yummy! No other words needed.

  10. They look beyond delicious, Liz. Love the antipasto filling!

  11. …cool to go back to old recipes/memories and make them better/different! Those squares are fantastic, Liz!
    🙂 ela

  12. Oooh … each time you mention that book club of yours and the wonderful things you serve them I wish I could join it, Liz! These look and sound incredibly appetizing and perfect for a snack at any time. Who cares about the calories … in moderation I would happily gobble down a couple of these!

  13. This is so mouthwatering. I love the combination of salami, prosciutto and peppers. Lovely!

  14. Liz, my dear! With charcuterie and cheeses as their filling, these antipasto squares are a must-have. How lucky the members of your book club are!!!

  15. I could make a meal out of these squares, great appetizer idea!

  16. Looks tasty and addictive!

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