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meat & cheese pastry shells

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Jan W
Apollo, PA

Originally made with ham and swiss, but can switch up filling combinations: salami & provolone, sandwich pepperoni & mozzarella, turkey & swiss; scramble some eggs & use as filling with shredded cheese, or add cooked veggies; maybe even fill with berries! No limits except your imaginiation!

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For meat & cheese pastry shells

  • 6
    frozen puff pastry shells
  • sliced ham, chopped (or other filling, see note)
  • 1 c
    shredded swiss cheese (or other filling, see note)

How To Make meat & cheese pastry shells

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • 2
    Put pastry shells on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 20-25 minutes, til golden and puffed up. Use a fork and remove top dough from shell; set aside. This will make the 'hat' on your shell after filling.
  • 3
    Chop meat & combine with cheese to fill up each shell. Top with the dough you removed earlier. Return to oven for another 5 minutes.
  • 4
    Let stand 1-2 minutes. Enjoy!