Savory Pesto Palmiers

Mary Silva


Saw this appetizer recipe on tv and had to give them a try. Added black olives to mine. They are an easy, delicious appetizer that will go quick!!


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
15 Min


  • 1 pkg
    pepperidge farm puff pastry dough (2 sheets per pack, you'll use both)
  • 1 small
    container of fresh pesto (buitoni is very good)
  • 1 small
    jar of chopped sundried tomatos (drained)
  • 1 small
    can sliced black olives (drained)
  • 1 small
    goat cheese plain or with herbs
  • 1/2 c
    pinoli nuts

How to Make Savory Pesto Palmiers


  1. Place 1/2 cup Pinoli nuts in a pan and cook nuts for about a minute (just enough to lightly brown) set aside and let cool.
  2. On a floured surface unfold puff pastry dough and roll lightly with rolling pin.
  3. Take about 1 1/2 tablespoons of the fresh pesto spread all over dough covering completely.
  4. Sprinkle with sundried tomatoes, black olives, crumbled goat cheese and pinoli nuts.
  5. Take one end of dough and fold over half way to middle, the take other end and do the same and repeat.
  6. Slice with a sharp knife, place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 425 degrees for 12-15 minutes until golden brown.

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About Savory Pesto Palmiers

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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