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36 Unusually Savory Pastries

From Pulled Pork Donuts to Asian Noodle Pies

— August 25, 2015 — Lifestyle
These savory pastries put an unexpected twist on traditionally sweet confections. While many people expect their pastries to be stuffed with a sweet filling, there are many dishes that are infused with unexpectedly savory ingredients. From bacon-topped donuts to spicy scone sandwiches, these unorthodox pastries are designed to excite your taste buds in completely new ways.

One pastry dish that has seen a number of unusual transformations over the years is the humble donut. While traditional donuts feature sweet fruit fillings and sugary glazes, there are a number of donut recipes that draw from unusually savory ingredients. Some of these ingredients include pulled pork, cheddar cheese and even ramen noodles.

Beyond donuts, other types of popular pastries have also received a savory makeover. For example, there are breakfast croissants filled with spinach, pepperoni and cheese. There are also bite-sized scones infused with popular omelet toppings such as bacon, onions and chives.
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Gargantuan Corn Chip Pies
Gargantuan Corn Chip Pies
The Oh, Bite It! Extra Large Frito Pie Takes Things to the Next Level
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35
Spicy Gluten-Free Muffins
Spicy Gluten-Free Muffins
These Jalapeno Cornbread Muffins Make for a Tangy Breakfast
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34
Cheddar Donut Recipes
Cheddar Donut Recipes
These Deep Fried Donuts are a Cheesy Way to Celebrate National Donut Day
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33
Vietnamese Donut Recipes
Vietnamese Donut Recipes
Iamafoodblog's Banh Tieu Treats Feature Sesame Seed Ingredients
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32
Savory Omelet Scones
Savory Omelet Scones
These Breakfast Biscuits are Filled with Pastry, Bacon and Cheese
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31
Spicy Buffalo Donuts
Spicy Buffalo Donuts
Tim Horton's is Set to Release a Buffalo Crunch Donut Flavor in NYC
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30
Bacon-Topped Treats
Bacon-Topped Treats
The Limited Edition Deluxe Bacon Donut is Available at Some Dunkin' Donuts
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29
Ramen Donut Mashups
Ramen Donut Mashups
From Culinary Bro-Down, the Ramnut Brings Together Two Unlikely Foods
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28
Turkey Meal Pastries
Turkey Meal Pastries
The Thanksgiving Croissant is a Compact Treat for the Holiday
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27
Peppery Bacon Donuts
Peppery Bacon Donuts
Tim Hortons is Introducing a New Savory Black Pepper Bacon Donut
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26
Hot Sauce-Glazed Cronuts
Hot Sauce-Glazed Cronuts
This Bacon Sriracha Cresnut is Available From DK's Donuts of Orange
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25
Mexican Donut Mashups
Mexican Donut Mashups
The Taco Donut Hybrid Comes with Queso "Frosting" and Sour Cream "Icing"
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24
Brioche-Based Lobster Donuts
Brioche-Based Lobster Donuts
This Boston Bakery Has a New Menu of Meaty Donut Sandwiches
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23
Asian Noodle Pies
Asian Noodle Pies
The Cupcake Project's Pad Thai Dish is Served as a Pie with a Peanut Crust
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22
Spicy Scone Sandwiches
Spicy Scone Sandwiches
L'acajou Bakery and Cafe Serves Its Sandwich for Breakfast on a Scone
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21
Rustic Fungi Pies
Rustic Fungi Pies
This Mushroom Pie Has a Deliciously Savory Taste That Won’t Break Your Bel
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20
Puff Pastry Pizzas
Puff Pastry Pizzas
Baker by Nature's Sweet Pizza is Topped with Cranberry Sauce
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19
Donut Cheesesteak Burgers
Donut Cheesesteak Burgers
This Burger by PYT is Sweet, Savory and Deliciously Gooey
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18
Mini Pizza Muffins
Mini Pizza Muffins
The Pepperoni Pizza Pull Apart Muffins from How Sweet It Is are a Savory Snack
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17
Savory Pizza Bagels
Savory Pizza Bagels
Dunkin' Donuts is Now Offering Specialty Tomato and Mozzarella Bagels
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16
Conical Thanksgiving Meals
Conical Thanksgiving Meals
This DudeFoods Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipe is a Nontraditional Pastry
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15
Bacon-Wrapped Donuts
Bacon-Wrapped Donuts
This Fried Donut Recipe from Oh, Bite It! is Extremely Easy to Make
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14
Strange Spam Donuts
Strange Spam Donuts
Mister Eaters is Serving a Unique Spam-Filled Savory Donut
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13
Savory Intergalactic Pastries
Savory Intergalactic Pastries
These Star Wars Macarons Literally Taste Out of This World
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12
Cheesy Crescent Pastries
Cheesy Crescent Pastries
This Grilled Cheese Donut From Oh Bite It Boasts Layers of Deliciousness
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11
Cheesy Bacon-Topped Pastries
Cheesy Bacon-Topped Pastries
This Bacon Mac and Cheese Donut From PYT Burger is a Savory Delight
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10
Cheesesteak Egg Rolls
Cheesesteak Egg Rolls
Del Frisco's Grille Blends Asian and American Culture with This Dish
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9
Savory Dinner Doughnuts
Savory Dinner Doughnuts
Mister Donut's Savory Snack Doughnuts Come in Flavors Like Baked Potato
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8
Pulled Pork Donuts
Pulled Pork Donuts
The Boss Hog Gourmet Donut Comes with Shredded Pork and Potato Salad Toppings
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7
Hamburger Tarts
Hamburger Tarts
This DIY Pop Tart Involves a Meaty Patty and Cheese
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6
Savory Croissant Pastries
Savory Croissant Pastries
Starbucks' Breakfast Pastry Items Are Wrapped in Flaky Croissant Folds
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5
Spicy Ramen Donuts
Spicy Ramen Donuts
Japanese Restaurant Osaka Ohsho Debuts a Limited Edition Dish
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4
Savory Cheeseburger Donuts
Savory Cheeseburger Donuts
Homer Simpson Inspired the D'Oh Nut Stuffed Burger from PYT Burger
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3
Remixed Stadium Foods
Remixed Stadium Foods
The Krispy Kreme Donut Hot Dog Blends Sweet and Savory Unexpectedly
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2
Savory Donut Desserts
Savory Donut Desserts
Gourdough's Donuts Bakes Delicious Gourmet Options
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1
BBQ Chicken Breads
BBQ Chicken Breads
This Savory Monkey Bread is Stuffed with Buffalo Chicken
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