Puffy Greek Twists

11
Jane Whittaker

By
@janenov46

The original idea came from a Taste of Home recipe, Crisp Caraway Twists.
Thought I would put a different spin on it and make it Greek.
These are just addictive, can't eat just one.

Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

Comments:
Serves:
makes 36 appetizers
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg
    pepperidge farm puff pastry- 2 sheets to a box, and the box is 17.3 oz
  • 6 oz
    spinach and artichoke cream cheese spread
  • 4 Tbsp
    marinated artichoke hearts, chopped fine
  • 2 Tbsp
    kalamata olives, chopped fine
  • 2 Tbsp
    parmesean cheese, freshly grated (don't use in the green can)
  • 1 large
    egg, beaten
  • 1 Tbsp
    water
  • 2 tsp
    sesame seeds

How to Make Puffy Greek Twists

Step-by-Step

  1. Thaw the puff pastry to package directions.
  2. Pre heat oven to 375°
  3. Open up first sheet of puff pastry.
  4. Process the artichoke hearts and kalamata olives in a food procesor.
  5. Spread half cream cheese over dough and sprinkle half the olive mixture over cream cheese. Sprinkle half of the parmesean cheese over the filled dough.
  6. Fold the pastry over, and press to close all around the edges.
  7. Cut 18 strips cross wise through the dough.
  8. In a bowl wisk the egg and water together, brush over the top of the filled pastry.
  9. Sprinkle about 1 teaspoon sesame seeds over the dough.
  10. Take the first strip, holding both ends, twist the dough into a twisty shape.
  11. Repeat for second puff pastry dough.
  12. Place on a baking sheet sprayed lightly with pam.
    Bake for 20 to 25 minutes , or until golden.
  13. These are at their best warm right out of the oven.

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About Puffy Greek Twists

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: Greek
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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