“Feuilleté” Ham and cheese

Ingredients

  • 1 box Puff Pastry Sheets ( you can find it in the frozen department of store like Taste )
  • 3/4 lb Deli Ham, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 lb Swiss cheese, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup Dijon Mustard
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoon cream

Directions :

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Thaw puff pastry. Lay one piece on baking sheet and strech to approx 14″ x 14″ size.
  2. Smooth mustard on puff pastry leaving 1″ un-covered along all (4) edges. Layer with first ham, then cheese. Fold edges over to encase juices. Mix egg w/cream to creat egg wash and brush onto folded up edges.
  3. Take second piece of puff pastry, strech to 14″ x 14″ sive and lay on top of first piece. Fold edges under first piece and brush top with egg wash. Crimp edges with fork and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  4. Remove from frig, and lightly draw knife over top in a design. Do not cut all the way thru pastry. Cut vents in each corner and center.
  5. Bake at 400 degrees F for approx. 20 minutes or until top is rich mahogany color and pastry is cooked. Let rest for approx 3 minutes and cut in (6) large pieces. Serve immediately with green salad.

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