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Puff Pastry "Pretzels"

Yield 24 pretzels

Ingredients

  • 1/2 (17.3 oz.) box frozen puff pastry (1 sheet), thawed
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg yolk, beaten
  • Mustard, for dipping

Nutrition Information

  • calories 180
  • fat 12 g
  • satfat 4 g
  • protein 7 g
  • carbohydrate 11 g
  • fiber 0 g
  • cholesterol 35 mg
  • sodium 337 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Place pastry on a sheet of wax paper; sprinkle evenly with 1/3 cup Parmesan; top with another sheet of wax paper. Using a rolling pin, roll out pastry slightly, flip pastry over, peel off paper and sprinkle evenly with another 1/3 cup cheese. Cover with wax paper; roll out into a 12-by-10-inch rectangle. Remove wax paper. Cut dough lengthwise into 24 strips. Shape each into a 2 1/2 -inch pretzel; arrange on 2 greased baking sheets.

  2. Brush dough with egg yolk; sprinkle with remaining 1/3 cup cheese. Bake until golden, rotating pans once, 12 minutes. Serve with mustard for dipping.