Have ham and Gouda cheese pastry puffs made ahead of time. Surprise your guests with this distinctive appetizer.
cups finely diced fully cooked ham
cup shredded Gouda cheese (2 ounces)
cup sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained and chopped
tablespoons sour cream
medium green onions, chopped ( 1/4 cup)
packages (17.3 ounces each) frozen puff pastry, thawed
Heat oven to 400º. Mix all ingredients except pastry.
Cut pastry into circles with 2 1/2- to 3-inch round cookie cutter or pastry wheel. Spoon about 1 rounded teaspoon ham mixture on center of each circle; brush edges with water. Fold each circle over filling, pressing edges to seal.
Place in ungreased jelly roll pan, 15 1/2x10 1/2x1 inch. Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
Prepare and bake puffs up to a day ahead of time. Cool completely, then cover and refrigerate no longer than 24 hours. Reheat in 400° oven 6 to 8 minutes or until
You can also freeze unbaked puffs. Place waxed paper or cooking parchment paper between layers of puffs. Cover tightly and freeze up to 1 week. Bake as directed.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
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Exchanges:1 Starch; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.