Ham and Cheese Puffs
  • Cooking Time: 12 - 14
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry (1/2 of 17-1/4-oz. pkg.), thawed
  • 1/4 cup KRAFT 100% Grated Parmesan Cheese, divided
  • 1/4 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 8 slices OSCAR MAYER Shaved Smoked or Brown Sugar Ham
  1. PREHEAT oven to 400°F.
  2. Beat egg and water until blended; set aside. Unfold pastry on lightly floured surface.
  3. Roll into 14x10-inch rectangle; cut in half lengthwise.
  4. Brush both pastry halves lightly with some of the egg mixture.
  5. Sprinkle 3 Tbsp. of the cheese and the pepper evenly over one of the pastry pieces; cover with ham slices.
  6. Place remaining pastry piece, egg-side down, over ham.
  7. Roll gently with rolling pin to seal.
  8. Brush with additional egg mixture.
  9. ROLL up tightly to form a 14-inch log, starting at one of the long sides.
  10. Cut log crosswise into 24 slices.
  11. Place, cut-sides down, on parchment-covered baking sheet.
  12. Brush with remaining egg mixture; sprinkle with remaining 1 Tbsp. cheese.
  13. BAKE 12 to 14 min. or until golden brown.
  14. Serve warm or at room temperature.
  15. I serve them with honey mustard dipping sauce.
These are so yummy! I got this recipe out of the Kraft Foods magazine (www.kraftfoods.com for a FREE subscription)