Tapenade stuffed Christmas tree

6 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy
Ever wondered how these cute Christmas trees are made? Now you know !


Number of serving: 6

For the tapenade :

10 oz black olives

1 oz capers

0.5 cup olive oil


juice of 1/2 lemon

For the Christmas tree :

2 rectangular puff pastrys

1 egg wash

sesame seeds


Blender (to make the tapenade)


  • Step 1 - Tapenade stuffed Christmas tree
    Prepare the tapenade : blend the black olives, the capers, the anchovies and the pepper together.
  • Step 2 - Tapenade stuffed Christmas tree
    Add olive oil gradually then the lemon juice while blending.
  • Step 3 - Tapenade stuffed Christmas tree
    Spread the tapenade on a rectangular puff pastry.
  • Step 4 - Tapenade stuffed Christmas tree
    Cover with a second rectangular puff pastry and cut the form of a fir. Put the cut pieces aside.
  • Step 5 - Tapenade stuffed Christmas tree
    Cut horizontal stripes to make branches and let space to make the trunk. Twist the stripes.
  • Step 6 - Tapenade stuffed Christmas tree
    Brush with an egg wash and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Put 20 minutes in the oven at 350°F.
  • Step 7 - Tapenade stuffed Christmas tree
    With the pieces you put aside before, make an other tree : put the triangles together and use the rectangle to make the trunk.
  • Step 8 - Tapenade stuffed Christmas tree
    There you are, your Christmas tree with tapenade are ready !




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You can make an other Christmas tree only if you have a rectangular puff pastry.

With the second rectangle left, you can make 2 stars to put on top of your Christmas tree.

You can put an other filling inside like pesto or a sweet filling like chocolate spread!

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