5 1/2 dozen

Frozen puff pastry makes these elegant crisps easy to prepare.

How to Make It

Step 1

Sauté 1 1/3 cups finely chopped shiitake mushrooms in 1 tablespoon butter until tender.

Step 2

Roll 1 pastry sheet into a 13- x 11-inch rectangle. Stir together butter, and salt. Brush half of butter mixture, and spread half of the mushroom mixture over pastry sheet.

Step 3

Roll up pastry, jellyroll fashion, starting with each short side and ending at middle of pastry sheet. Repeat procedure with remaining pastry sheet, butter mixture and mushroom mixture.

Step 4

Cut rolls crosswise into 1/3-inch-thick slices. Place on lightly greased baking sheets. Whisk together egg yolk and 1 tablespoon water, and brush evenly over pastries.

Step 5

Bake at 375º for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Step 6

Top each pastry with a 1/2-inch cube of Brie in last 3 minutes of baking.

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