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Ellen's Pasty Pinwheels Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ellen Minter
Added: Thursday, August 16, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 sheet frozen puff pastry;
4 oz thinly slices Italian prosciutto;
1 bunch of fresh basil;
cup finely grated Gruyere cheese (or Emmenthal or Swiss);
1 egg (for egg wash and glue)

Directions:
Directions:
Roll out thawed puff pastry on lightly floured surface. Arrange a layer of prosciutto, then a layer of basil and then a layer of cheese leaving a inch boarder along one of the longest sides. Brush boarder with egg and then starting at the opposite border side begin to roll up pastry jelly-roll style, pressing gently to seal at egged edge. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate until firm (no less than 1 hour and up to 2 days).

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly butter a cookie sheet or use a silpat sheet. Cut log into inch rounds and place on sheet 1 inch apart. Brush with egg wash (optional). Bake 15-20 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes

 

 

 

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