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Mini ham and cheese crescents: a great Christmas bite or New Year’s Eve appetizer! Very easy to make and ready in 30 minutes!

Ham and Cheese Crescents Appetizers

Mini ham and cheese crescents: a great Christmas bite or New Year’s Eve appetizer! Very easy to make and ready in 30 minutes!

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 crescents
Calories per serving 124 kcal

Ingredients

  • ½ sheet puff pastry 4" by 10" (10 cm x 25 cm)
  • 2 slices cooked ham
  • 2 slices cheese
  • 1 egg yolk beaten
  • ½ tbsp poppy seeds
  • pepper

Instructions

  1. Place the puff pastry sheet on a clean chopping board and slice it in half to make two squares. Then slice each of the squares in half as well. Then slice the pastry rectangles in half making triangles. You should end up with 8 pastry triangles.
    Mini ham and cheese crescents: a great Christmas bite or New Year’s Eve appetizer! Very easy to make and ready in 30 minutes!
  2. Slice the cooked ham slice into smaller bits that will fit on top of the puff pastry triangles. Place a piece of ham on the wide side of the puff pastry triangle.
    Mini ham and cheese crescents: a great Christmas bite or New Year’s Eve appetizer! Very easy to make and ready in 30 minutes!
  3. Slice the cheese slice into smaller bits as well, about the side of the ham. Then place a piece of cheese on the cooked ham. Season with a pinch of pepper.
    Mini ham and cheese crescents: a great Christmas bite or New Year’s Eve appetizer! Very easy to make and ready in 30 minutes!
  4. Roll the crescents up carefully and place then on baking tray lined with parchment paper.
    Mini ham and cheese crescents: a great Christmas bite or New Year’s Eve appetizer! Very easy to make and ready in 30 minutes!
  5. Brush with the beaten egg yolk and then sprinkle with some poppy seeds.
    Mini ham and cheese crescents: a great Christmas bite or New Year’s Eve appetizer! Very easy to make and ready in 30 minutes!
  6. Bake them in a preheated oven at 375°F (190°C) for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown on top. Then remove crescents from the hot oven and let them cool down a little. Serve with ketchup.
    Mini ham and cheese crescents: a great Christmas bite or New Year’s Eve appetizer! Very easy to make and ready in 30 minutes!