Ham and Cheese Puff Pastry Melt

Ingredients :

yield 8 servingsDelicious ham and cheese melted between layers of flaky puff pastry. This Ham and Cheese Puff Pastry Melt is the perfect way to use up leftover ham.2 Puff Pastry Sheets3/4 pound ham, cut into small cubes1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese1 egg and 1 tablespoon water egg wash

Allow puff pastry defrost.Preheat oven to 400 degrees.Roll out one puff pastry sheet onto a greased baking sheet.Top the pastry with a layer of ham then sprinkle on a layer of cheese. Leaving about one inch along the edge of the pastry which will be pinched to seal the pastry.Prepare and egg wash by mixing the egg and water together with a fork.Brush the inside pastry edges with egg wash.Put a second layer of pastry over top and press down lightly along edges with your fingers or a fork to form a seal.Cut several slits slits into the top pastry sheet.Brush the top with remaining egg wash.Bake on the center rack for about 20 minutes or until golden brown.Cool slightly and cut into 8 pieces.

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