Palmeritas :: A Simple Easter Treat {Menu Plan Monday}


Here's the step by step to making the simplest and most divine pastry treat ever!

When I studied in Spain during college, I fell in love with a simple pastry they called Palmeritas.  I admit to having purchased packages of these sugary puff pastry delights and eaten them all in one sitting.  Never in a million years would I have thought of trying to make them myself or that, if I did, they could compare to the palmeritas from Sevilla.  Until I saw the Barefoot Contessa make them on her show.  She used a total of three ingredients : sugar, salt and Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry Dough.  She made it look so simple that I tried it and have been hooked ever since.  Trust me, you will be the star of the Easter buffet if you bring these because not only will people swoon at their caramelized deliciousness, they will be amazed at your ability to bake like a pro.  (No need to share this recipe with them!)

I am not going to copy her recipe here on my site but rather send you to her Food Network site where you can get the exact recipe in all its simple perfection.
MONDAY - Pizza Rusitca from Baking with Julia.  Come back tomorrow to see the results and get the recipe.

WEDNESDAY - leftover soup and grilled cheese sandwiches

HOLY THURSDAY - Tilapia on the grill with grilled veggies and rice

GOOD FRIDAY - prayer, fasting and abstinence 

HOLY SATURDAY - meals on the road for the holiday weekend away


Come back next week to see where we went.  It will be fun, beautiful and educational.


  1. I remember these from Spain too! I will have to try them!

  2. Oh yum... these look delicious! I have never tried them before. I hope you and your family have a wonderful Holy Week Misty!!

  3. WOW! These look just PERFECT!

  4. Que rico!! They look so yumm. Had now idea they were this easy.


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