Ham & Cheese Puff Pastry


  • 2 sheets puff pastry
  • ¾ lb ham slices
  • ½ lb Swiss cheese
  • 1 ½ tbsp mustard (traditional, Dijon, or honey mustard)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp water
  • ¾ tsp coarse sea salt
  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  2. Roll one puff pastry out an even 12x12” square.
  3. Arrange ham slices leaving a 1” border around the edge of the pastry.
  4. Arrange the Swiss slices on top of the ham.
  5. Spread the mustard evenly over the cheese.
  6. Place remaining puff pastry on top.
  7. Crimp edges to seal.
  8. In a small bowl, combine the egg and water and beat until smooth.
  9. Brush on top of the pastry evenly and cut vent holes in the pastry.
  10. Bake at 400 F for 25 to 28 minutes or until the pastry is golden brown and puffed.
  11. Serve warm. Serves 9 as a main dish (cut into squares) or 18 as an appetizer (cut into triangles).