puff pastry twists filled with ham

This variation of the classic ham croissant is a wonderful addition for a brunch or a cocktail party. It taste delightful served with salad as a starter or mean course. The preparation is very quick and can be stored in the refrigerator for hours before baking.

Makes 8 puff pastry twists

Preheat the oven to 200° C

  • 1 sheets puff pastry
  • 90 g cooked ham, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon grated parmesan
  • 2 tablespoon cream
  • 1 egg yolk

Mix the cubed ham, parsley, parmesan and cream in a bowl.

Unfold the puff pastry and cut it into 8 equal parts and spread about 1 teaspoon of the ham mixture evenly in the center of each part.

Fold the pastry over the filling and press edges to seal.

Continue to roll to the end and twist each strip into a corkscrew.

Place them on a cookie sheet and brush each strip with beaten egg.

Bake for about 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Enjoy your meal!

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5 thoughts on “puff pastry twists filled with ham”

  1. Dear neighbour,
    my wife is absolutely confused about the geometric defintion of this puffies – I would appreciate if you come over or let her have detailed dimesion drawing in the mail box. Otherwise I’m forced to register her at mathematic university of pastry or another institute for logical kitchen thinking.
    Please hurry up, our visit will arrive at 11.00 p.m. ( smile )

    ( just a joke – I will make some picture an d let you know if it worked out or if it was beside this fu… snow the next disaster of the day 😉 )

    Happy Easter



    1. hehehe…. 🙂 I hope the Schinkeknebeli turned out great!? and your lovely wife is not confused anymore…
      I’m look forward to seeing the Photos 🙂 Happy Easter!


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