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puff pastry pinwheels are perfect for your next party

Puff Pastry Pinwheels – Italian Style


  • Author: Sara and Pam Brand - Biscsuits and Burlap

Description

An easy, but elegant appetizer. You can easily use two sheets of puff pastry and double the other ingredients to make enough for a crowd.


Ingredients

  • 1 sheet puff pastry (found in the freezer section)
  • 2 Tablespoons pesto
  • About 5 thin slices of prosciutto
  • 3/4 cup finely grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. roll puff pastry on lightly floured surface to an approximate 10″ x 12″ rectangle
  2. Spread pastry with pesto, staying about 1/2″ away from one of the long edges
  3. Lay a single layer of prosciutto over the whole thing
  4. Top with mozzarella and then Parmesan cheeses, and then pat everything down with your hands.
  5. Starting with long edge (the one with pesto all the way to the edge) roll up, keeping the roll as tight as possible.
  6. Pinch the edges to seal.
  7. Wrap in plastic wrap and freeze for about 20 minutes.
  8. Unwrap, trim uneven ends and then slice into 18-20 slices, using a serrated knife.
  9. Bake on parchment paper lined baking sheet at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes.