Almond, Thyme and Parmesan Puff Pastry Bites

L'Antro dell'Alchimista
Almond, Thyme and Parmesan Puff Pastry Bites


Before it's baked, these puff pastry bites are sprinkled with a mixture of Parmesan, almonds and thyme, along with salt and pepper. The savory snacks should be cut with a fluted pastry cutter for appearance's sake, though a knife will also do.


  • 1 sheet pastry dough (puff)
  • 1/4 cup almonds (coarsely chopped)
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese (grated)
  • thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 1 egg yolks


  1. 1Preheat the oven to 180C.
  2. 2Roll out the sheet of puff pastry dough.
  3. 3Combine the almonds in a bowl with the parmesan cheese, a pinch of thyme, the salt, and a pinch of ground black pepper.
  4. 4Brush the dough with the lightly beaten egg yolk, then add the chopped almond mixture and press on the mixture so it attaches well to the dough.
  5. 5Use a fluted cutter to cut the dough into bite-sized pieces, place the dough on a wax paper-lined baking sheet.
  6. 6Bake for approximately 13 to 15 minutes or until golden.
  7. 7Remove from the oven and serve warm.
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