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Chicken Pot Pies in Puff Pastry Shells + $900 Giveaway

Looking for the ultimate comfort food for your next dinner party? Try this recipe for Chicken Pot Pies in Puff Pastry Shells. Make the filling ahead of time and then bake the puff pastry shells right before your guest arrive! 

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I’m so excited. Our third installment of our year-round seasonal progressive dinner party is here! Today we are talking all about comfort food. 14 of my favorite blog friends have joined forces to bring you one heck of a fall progressive dinner party. Well, ok… it’s more like a virtual progressive dinner party. But who’s judging here? Have you ever been to a progressive dinner party? The premise is that each home has a different course and you hop from home to home eating your way through multiple courses. Unfortunately we are all spread out throughout the United States and Canada and don’t have the luxury of have a progressive dinner party in real life together. So instead, we have created a virtual one!

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Today, I’m sharing Chicken Pot Pies in Puff Pastry Shells. Growing up we did not eat chicken pot pie in my home. My husband on the other hand ate it religiously. Think prepackaged calorie loaded pot pies (he would eat them for snacks)! So when we moved in together it was my goal to make a healthier chicken pot pie that wasn’t loaded with as much fat and calories and of course all the preservatives and ingredients you can’t pronounce.

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Over the years I feel like I’ve perfected the chicken pot pie filling, and I’ve also grown to love this ultimate comfort food dish. I have learned that I enjoy it much more with puff pastry than with a thick hard pie crust. I also tend to go a little overboard on the veggies since let’s face it–I’m a veggie kind of girl and since I’m the one making it I want to enjoy it, too! Most nights, I’ll make the filling and just bake square of puff pastry to put on top of our bowls. But when I’m entertaining and want a “prettier” presentation I’ll buy the puff pastry shells.

I think these are perfect for our fall progressive dinner party today and to be honest, any dinner party you might be hosting this fall. No one will ever expect to see chicken pot pie on the menu! Best of all you can make the filling ahead of time and reheat right before guest arrive. Then just pop the puff pastry shells into the oven and voila… your meal is ready! Less time in the kitchen, more time with your guest!

Print Recipe

Chicken Pot Pies in Puff Pastry Shells

Yield: 12

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes


  • 1 tbsp chicken fat (or oil)
  • 3 carrots peeled and sliced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tsp poultry seasoning
  • 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1-1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley + more for garnish


  1. Heat a large pot to medium heat then add chicken fat (or oil), carrots, celery, and onion. Cook for 5 minutes with lid on. Then add frozen peas, chicken brother and poultry seasoning. Mix well, and cook for an additional 5 minutes with lid on.
  2. Once the veggies are soft sprinkle in 1 tablespoon of cornstarch over veggies, mix well then pour 1-1/2 cups of whole milk into the pot. Milk well and cook for 5 minutes on medium heat. Stir in cooked shredded rotisserie chicken. Cook for 5 minutes until heated through. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon fresh parsley over the chicken pot pie mixture, stir and turn off heat.
  3. *While pot pie mixture cooks preheat oven and cook puff pastry shells to package instructions.
  4. Once the puff pastry shells are cooked, cut out the middles, stuff each shell with chicken pot pie filling and then top with puff pastry lid. Serve and enjoy.

*If chicken pot pie mixture seems to dry add more milk until desired creamy consistency.

Katie Original Recipe


comfort foods progressive

Now, let’s take a look at all the other delicious comfort food recipes for todays virtual progressive dinner party.

from top to bottom, left to right
Chicken and Dumplings from Kokocooks
Mini Chicken Pot Pies from Katie’s Kucina
Smoked Tri Tip Soup from Yellow Bliss Road
Slow Cooker Chili and Cornbread from Clean and Scentsible
Jambalaya Risotto from Sweet C’s Designs
Chicken Tortilla Soup from Craft Quickies
Bacon Meatloaf and Seasoned Potatoes from Sweet Rose Studio
Slow Cooker Pot Roast from A Glimpse Inside
Taco Pie from Balancing Home
Boiled Potatoes with Cream and Dill from Cook the Story
Browned Butter Apple Crisp from White House Black Shutters
Caramel Apple Cake from The Lilypad Cottage
Decadent Low Calorie Pumpkin Chai Latte from Ella Claire
Toffee Caramel Apple Cake from A Pumpkin and a Princess
Homemade Donuts from Crazy Little Projects

Massive $900 fall progressive dinner party 2013 giveaway

And now on to the amazing prizes! This progressive dinner party we have a $900 prize pack to give to one lucky reader!!!! The biggest to date!!! Let me tell you a little bit about the sponsors and products we are giving away today.

First up we have one of the most amazing food processors on the market. I can make this claim because I own it and love it! One lucky winner will received the Magimix by Robot-Coupe 3200XL 12-Cup Food Processor in Shiny Chrome. This exclusive new food processor package in a brand new shiny chrome finish only available at Chefs Catalog. When you order it at Chefs Catalog it also comes with a citrus press, perfect for extracting fresh juice from citrus fruits!

Next up, our friends at Black Gold Farms have provided one reader with a KitchenAid Stainless Steel 6-Quart Slow Cooker! Black Gold Farms is a third generation family farm with roots in North Dakota. They have grown to be a trusted and innovative leader in potato production as a grower of chipping potatoes for potato chip companies around the country and now fresh potatoes for you – including their new line of Red Potatoes featuring McCormick spices for roasting.

No comfort meal would be complete without a Le Creuset 5.5QT Round French Oven! I own one and cooked my chicken pot pie filling in it for todays progressive dinner party!

Lastly, we have the Ball Jam/Jelly Maker from Park & Main. I can see homemade apple jam in your future!

One winner will be chosen at random and must complete the mandatory entry to be eligible to win. Giveaway open to United States residents, 18 years of age or older. Please wait for the rafflecopter widget to load to fill out the giveaway form.

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Disclaimer: I did not receive any of these products to participate. As always all opinions are my own.


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37 Responses to “Chicken Pot Pies in Puff Pastry Shells + $900 Giveaway”

  1. Christine (Cook the Story) posted on September 9, 2013 at 10:39 am (#)

    Katie, Your Chicken Pot Pies are adorable. I think that, at the same time, my kids would love them and think they were cute and small just for them AND I could serve these as an elegant but comforting appetizer for a dinner party. Great job, my friend!

    • Katie replied on September 9th, 2013 at 10:48 am

      Thanks Christine! I love your thinking–perfect for both kids and adults!

  2. Brenda @ a farmgirl's dabbles posted on September 9, 2013 at 11:57 am (#)

    Whoa, that looks awesome!! Perfect comfort food!

    • Katie replied on September 9th, 2013 at 3:23 pm

      Thanks Brenda!

  3. Kristin @ Yellow Bliss Road posted on September 9, 2013 at 12:12 pm (#)

    Katie these look delicious – Chicken Pot Pie is one of my favorites, and this looks much better than the frozen ones I usually get! 😉

    • Katie replied on September 9th, 2013 at 3:23 pm

      Kristin–its so easy to make! Your kids will love it!!!

  4. Jessica @ A Kitchen Addiction posted on September 9, 2013 at 2:31 pm (#)

    What a great idea to make pot pie with puff pastry!They are so fun!

    • Katie replied on September 9th, 2013 at 3:23 pm

      Thanks Jessica–I prefer chicken pot pie with puff pastry over pie dough any day of the week! lol

  5. irma posted on September 9, 2013 at 10:20 pm (#)

    Chicken Pot Pies in Puff Pastry Shells looks so good I think I will try this one

  6. michele posted on September 11, 2013 at 5:58 pm (#)

    I would bring Chicken Pot Pie, my all time fav!

  7. Jeff Miller posted on September 13, 2013 at 2:40 am (#)

    This would be great for me and my disabled son. I make all the meals (it’s just him and me) and this package would be AWESOME. Hope I win.

  8. Sommer @ ASpicyPerspective posted on September 13, 2013 at 8:25 pm (#)

    Love pot pie!! These look sooooo good! 🙂

    • Katie replied on September 17th, 2013 at 7:51 am

      Thanks Sommer!

  9. Suzanne posted on September 15, 2013 at 8:23 pm (#)

    What a great idea for when I’m feeling too lazy to make pastry dough!

    • Katie replied on September 17th, 2013 at 7:51 am

      Suzanne–you must try your chicken pot pie like this or at least make the filling and then bake some squares of puff pastry!

  10. puff and pie thai posted on October 4, 2013 at 12:52 am (#)

    Wow! The first pics make me say that’s perfect for today. I See and like your puff pot pie picture. Amazing style of decorations.

    • Katie replied on October 4th, 2013 at 4:52 pm



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