Ham & Cheese Pastry Puffs - these are easy to make and taste amazing - ham, cheese, and seasoning wrapped in puff pastry - can assemble and freeze for later. These are SO good. Great for parties or a quick lunch or dinner.
½lbthinly sliced deli ham (Boars Head Virginia Ham)
Preheat oven to 400ºF. Line baking sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.
Spice Blend: Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and mix well.
Pastries: Unfold pastry sheets. Cut each sheet into 9 squares.
Spread about 1/2 tsp of dijon over the puff pastry. Arrange ham and cheese down center of the pastry squares. Sprinkle with some of the spice blend. Fold two opposite corners of each square over the filling and press edges to seal. Place on prepared baking sheet.
Combine egg and water. Brush each pastry with egg wash. Sprinkle tops of pastries with more spice blend.
Bake 15-18 minutes, until golden brown. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Can assemble pastry puffs and freeze unbaked for later.To bake after freezing, thaw slightly and bake as directed above.These are best served hot out of the oven or at room temperature.If you are having trouble with keeping the edges together, try securing them with toothpicks.