Breakfast Pockets

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

39 minutes



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  • 2 sheets puff pastry (one 17.25 ounce box), room temperature
  • 1 package (6 ounces) ground breakfast sausage, crumbled
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil


  1. Cut each puff pastry sheet into 4 equal-sized rectangles; set aside.
  2. Remove crisper plate from basket. Place crumbled sausage in basket. Insert basket in unit.
  3. Select ROAST, set temperature to 375°F, and set time to 15 minutes. Select START/PAUSE to begin. Check sausage every 2 or 3 minutes, breaking apart larger pieces with a wooden spoon.
  4. After 10 minutes, select START/PAUSE to pause cooking. Remove basket from unit and pour eggs into basket. Stir to evenly incorporate with the sausage. Reinsert basket and select START/PAUSE to resume cooking. Allow eggsto cook for the remaining 5 minutes, then transfer sausage and egg mixture to a plate to cool slightly. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Divide sausage and egg mixture evenly between 4 rectangles of puff pastry. Top each with 1/4 cup shredded cheese. Place another piece of puff pastry on top of each, crimping pastry sheets together with a fork. Brush each assembled pocket gently with canola oil.
  6. Insert crisper plate in basket and place one pocket on the crisper plate. Insert basket in unit. Select AIR FRY, set temperature to 400°F, and set time to 6 minutes. Select START/PAUSE to begin.
  7. Cooking is complete when pastry has risen and the top is golden brown.
  8. Repeat steps 6 and 7 with remaining pockets.

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