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Glazed Sfogliatine are a traditional Italian sweet treat incredibly easy to make and simply irresistible!
These crispy puff pastry sweets are glazed and topped with caramelized apricot jam, a perfect delight for your afternoon tea or simply when you want to treat yourself.
You can make them using store-bought puff pastry to easily assemble in few minutes for your last minute guests!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 13 mins
Total Time 33 mins
Course Dessert, Treat
Cuisine Italian
Servings 20 Servings
Calories 82 kcal


  • 50 g (2+1/2 tbsp) apricot jam
  • 120 g (1 cup) powdered sugar
  • 30 g (a bit less than 1 egg) egg white room temperature
  • 1 rectangular puff pastry sheet chilled


  • Sieve the apricot jam to get a smooth jam: skip this step if your jam if creamy without piece of fruit.
  • Place it into a small piping bag and set aside.
  • Mix the powdered sugar with the egg whites until get a medium consistency/thick glaze (it shouldn't be watery).
  • Cut the puff pastry sheet into small rectangulars about 12x3cm-5x1inch: from 1 puff pastru sheet you'll get about 20 pieces.
  • Place the rectangular biscuits onto 2 lined baking sheet, about 1 inch apart.
  • Brush the top with the sugar glaze.
  • Cut the tip of the apricot jam piping bag to get a fine hole and pipe some rhombus shapes on top of the glazed cookies.
  • Bake in preheated fan oven (upper+lower heat) at 180°C-350°F for about 13 minutes or until the jam rhombus become golden-brown.
  • Serve slightly warm or when cooled down.



Store at room temperature in a tin cookie box for about 5 days.

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The time and temperature of this recipe could vary a bit depending on your oven and on your taste.

Always use the fan option for baking this puff pastry treat but if you prefer more pale Sfogliatine, you should bake them at 170°C for about 20 minutes; if you prefer a more golden brown puff pastry, you can set your oven at 190°C abd bake for about 10-12 minutes. They are ready when reach the golden color you prefer.