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Overhead view of a puff pastry plum tart, resting on a wood cutting board. The board is surrounded with sliced plums, fresh thyme, a dark red linen cloth and knife. At the bottom of the page, a hand is placing a fresh sprig of thyme onto the tart.

Puff Pastry Plum Tart

With only five simple ingredients, this puff pastry plum tart can be thrown together within minutes!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 6 portions


  • 1 Sheet frozen puff pastry thaw according to package
  • 4 Red plums, sliced into wedges
  • 8 oz Cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup Granulated Sugar
  • Thyme sprigs for garnish, optional


  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • While puff pastry thaws, slice 4 red plums into wedges. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, vanilla extract and sugar with an electric mixer until smooth.
  • Unfold thawed puff pastry onto prepared baking sheet. Carefully spread cream cheese mixture evenly onto puff pastry, leaving a 1" perimeter around the edge.
  • Top with sliced plums.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the tart is puffy and golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool. Garnish with thyme sprigs if desired. Cut into 6 servings and enjoy!
Keyword appetizer, brunch, desserts, plum, Tarts
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