Savory Cheese Palmiers

  • 6 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1/2 box (17.3-ounce) frozen puff pastry, thawed (recommended: Pepperidge Farms)
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 cup shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  1. Sprinkle work surface with grated Parmesan cheese. Unfold a thawed sheet of puff pastry on top of cheese. Brush pastry with egg wash made from 1 egg beaten with 1 tablespoon water.
  2. Combine 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, 1/4 cup shredded Italian cheese blend, and 1 teaspoon paprika. Sprinkle over surface. Press into pastry.
  3. Fold top and bottom edge of pastry to center. Fold pastry in half from left to right. Fold in half top to bottom. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes.
  4. Cut 1/8-inch-thick slices, starting at shortest edge. Dip flat faces of Palmiers in Parmesan; lay on baking sheet.
  5. Bake in a 400°F oven for 20 minutes
  • Yields: 12 servings
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes