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Golden brown Cinnamon Palmiers standing on a wooden table top with cinnamon and other palmiers in the background.

How to Make Cinnamon Palmiers – A Step by Step Guide

Indulge in easy-to-make Cinnamon Palmiers, a flaky and sweet French dessert.

  • Total Time: 50-55 minutes
  • Yield: 24 palmiers 1x



750g Puff Pastry

250g Sugar

6g - 8g Cinnamon


Making The Palmiers

  1. In a bowl, mix sugar and cinnamon
  2. Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar on the counter and on your puff pastry
  3. Roll the dough in a 15cm x 60cm rectangle
  4. Keep adding sugar multiple times on and under the dough while rolling it out
  5. Trim the edges to get a perfect rectangle
  6. Fold the puff pastry into 6 equal parts
  7. Take the extremities and fold them in half to the middle
  8. Take your new extremities and fold them until they touch at the center
  9. Use your rolling pin to press the middle down 
  10. Then fold in half

Cut & Bake

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F°
  2. Meanwhile cut the folded puff pastry into 1,5 cm
  3. Place about 5 at a time on a baking sheet making sure they have enough space to puff up
  4. Open them up in a V shape 
  5. Bake for 15 minutes
  6. Flip them and bake for another 15-20minutes
  7. Enjoy
  • Author: Sandrine Pearson
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30-35 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: French
  • Diet: Vegetarian

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