Cheese and Ham Croissants

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Cheese and Ham Croissants


An easy snack, quick lunch, or accompaniment to dinner these cheese and ham croissants feature flaky pastry and a warm melty filling. Make your puff pastry or buy it premade, it will not impact the tastiness of these croissants.


1 shortcrust pastry
cheese slices (Edam)
sliced ham
mozzarella cheese
1 egg yolks


1Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
2Prepare a tray with a silicone mat or baking paper, and set aside.
3Extend the dough. With a pizza cutter or a knife cut the dough in half, then in half again, and so on until the circle is divided into 16 equal parts.
4Cut the slices of cheese and ham into thin strips.
5Place a slice of cheese, and a slice of ham, on top of each piece of the dough.
6Roll each piece of dough into croissant shaped form, from the widest to the narrowest part, and place on the tray.
7Brush with egg yolk, and sprinkle with grated mozzarella.
8Bake for about 25 minutes, or until golden brown.
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