Puff Pastry Palmiers

Tri-City HeraldJanuary 5, 2014 

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Puff Pastry Palmiers are quick and easy.

ANDRE J. JACKSON — MCT

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PUFF PASTRY PALMIERS

Puff pastry is sold frozen and needs to thaw in the refrigerator before using. When unfolding puff pastry, press it out along the seams; don’t roll it out with a rolling pin. If you use a rolling pin, you are pressing down on the buttery layers, which can prevent the pastry from rising and puffing up as much. You can make these ahead and freeze. Reheat in a 325-degree oven to re-crisp.

Makes: About 24 appetizers / Prep time: 10 minutes / Total time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

1 sheet of puff pastry, thawed
2 tablespoons honey mustard
6 thin slices prosciutto

Directions

Unfold the puff pastry sheet, pressing out the seams. Spread with honey mustard to 1/4 inch from the edges. Place prosciutto slices on top and sprinkle with 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese. Roll up tightly into a log and place in the freezer for 30 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Remove the log and slice into 1/4-inch pieces. Place on a lightly greased baking sheet. Sprinkle with more Parmesan. Bake until golden brown and puffed.

Analysis based on 1 Palmier: 96 calories (54% from fat), 6 grams fat (1 gram sat. fat), 5 grams carbohydrates, 6 grams protein, 516 mg sodium, 13 mg cholesterol, 0 grams fiber. From: Detroit Free Press

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