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Cheese and Prosciutto Twists

Cheese and Prosciutto Twists are the PERFECT appetizer to share! So easy to make and even more delicious to snack on, these twists are going to make your next game day feast one to remember!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Game Day
Servings: 12 Twists
Author: Chris Collins

Ingredients

  • 2 Sheets Puff Pastry, thawed as necessary
  • 10 Slices Prosciutto/Parma Ham
  • 2 Large Handfuls Cheddar, finely grated
  • few Pinches Dried Oregano
  • 1 Egg, beaten
  • 1 tbsp Milk
  • Black Pepper, to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180c/356f.
  • Unroll your pastry and place straight onto a baking sheet in a suitably sized oven tray.
  • Evenly space out your Cheese and push down with your hands to flatten. Sprinkle a little Oregano and Black Pepper, then evenly space out your Prosciutto. You might need to cut a piece in half/quarter to fit perfectly.
  • Take a sharp knife and cut into 1 inch strips. Space out the strips then twist a couple of times.
  • Combine your beaten Egg with 1 tbsp Milk and brush the surfaces of your twists.
  • Pop in the oven for 15-20 mins or until golden and crispy. Enjoy warm or cold laster in the day!

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Notes

a) Size - Different brands of pre made puff pastry will come in different sizes, some square some rectangular etc. As long as you fully cover the surface with your ingredients, cut into 1 inch strips and make sure they are spaced out on the tray, it really doesn't matter what length they are.
 
b) Baking Sheet - You'll find that many pastries actually come wrapped in a sheet which 99% of the time is suitable to bake. Just check the instructions to make sure.
 
c) Space - It's important to give your Twists space in the oven else they will stick together!
 
d) Salt - You'll have twigged on to the fact I add no salt throughout the recipe. That is indeed because prosciutto is already incredibly salty. I actually find that using a mild cheddar instead of a sharp cheddar also reduces the salty taste if that's something you're not a fan of.
 
e) Sour Cream and Chive Dip - Grab my homemade recipe here!