Cheese Twists

Recast puff pastry sheets into flaky spiral appetizers seasoned with Parmesan cheese and pepper.

Yield:

3 dozen

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Ingredients

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3/4 teaspoon seasoned pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1 (17 1/4-ounce) package frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed
1 egg white, lightly beaten

Preparation

Combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl; stir well and set aside.

Unfold one puff pastry sheet. Brush lightly with egg white. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons cheese mixture evenly over surface of pastry sheet; lightly press cheese mixture into pastry sheet. Turn pastry sheet over and repeat procedure.

Cut pastry sheet in half; cut each half into 9 strips (about 1" wide). Twist each strip into a tight spiral and place on lightly greased baking sheets.

Repeat procedure with remaining pastry sheet, egg white, and cheese mixture. Bake at 350° for 16 to 18 minutes or until golden.

Note:

Christmas with Southern Living 1995

January 1995