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puff pastry sheets with no butter

Guys - i love making things with different kinds of filling with puff pastry sheets but most commercial ones have too much butter. Does anybody know of any sheets sold with less butter or no butter (using coconut oil as a substitute). I know I can make these sheets myself but looking to buy if possible to save some time

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  1. too much butter? how is that possible? there are a bunch of puffs available that have no butter, but i don't know of any that use coconut oil. pepperidge farm frozen puff pastry contains no butter.
    INGREDIENTS:

    UNBLEACHED ENRICHED WHEAT FLOUR [FLOUR, MALTED BARLEY FLOUR, NIACIN, REDUCED IRON, THIAMIN MONONITRATE (VITAMIN B1), RIBOFLAVIN (VITAMIN B2), FOLIC ACID], WATER, PARTIALLY HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE SHORTENING (SOYBEAN AND COTTONSEED OILS COLORED WITH BETA CAROTENE) CONTAINS 2 PERCENT OR LESS OF: SALT, HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP, WHEAT GLUTEN, DISTILLED MONOGLYCERIDES (FROM HYDROGENATED SOYBEAN OIL) AND SOY LECITHIN.

    1. Difficult if not impossible to find grocery store puff pastry that actually uses butter.

      1. I can only think of two on the market, Pepperidge Farm which is non-dairy and Dufour which is butter-riffic. Dufour is the supplier that quality restaurants generally use.

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        1. re: JudiAU

          Trader Joe's but it's seasonal. I stock up when they have it.

          I don't know of any that uses coconut oil, Depending on what's being made, maybe use fillo leaves and use coconut oil.

          1. re: chowser

            trader joe's puff does have butter. that's why i hoard it in the freezer all year.

            1. re: chez cherie

              I do, too, and am very picky about what I use it for! It has to be puff pastry worthy.

        2. Good puff pastry needs butter to function and have good flavor.

          I would suggest you buy and use phyllo dough (butter free) and then use melted coconut oil between the layers instead of the usual butter. Not quite the same but faster than making your own

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          1. re: Ttrockwood

            Trader Joe's sells coconut oil spray, which would be ideal for phyllo. When I use phyllo, I'll use melted butter for a third or fourth of the sheets, butter-flavored Pam for the others.

          2. If its not made with butter, can it be called puff pastry since that's what makes the pastry puff?

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            1. re: Bkeats

              What makes the pastry puff is steam escaping from the melting layers of fat as they heat up. That steam, clearly, does not need to come from butter.