Pesto Palmiers

Like their sweet counterparts, savory palmiers are an incredibly easy secret weapon to have in your kitchen arsenal. There are always times where people are coming over, and you would like to have a little nibbley something to offer, but are out of time, energy, and ideas. These pesto palmiers are the perfect solution. Frozen puff pastry, pesto (either homemade or from the store), and Parmesan cheese (all of which I always have on hand) are all that you need. Take your thawed puff pastry sheet, and on a floured surface, roll it out to roughly thirteen inches squared. Spread about a third of a cup of good quality pesto over the entire surface, and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Fold each side three times, meeting in the middle, and then fold it over onto itself. Slice the log into half inch slices, and place them cut side down on a baking sheet, brush with a beaten egg, and bake at 400º for fifteen minutes, or until nicely golden brown. They are buttery, and flaky, with a delightfully savory kick. The perfect little thing to serve with cocktails. Enjoy!

This post made the Foodbuzz.com Top 9!!!

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12 responses to “Pesto Palmiers

  1. Yummy. This is a perfect appitizer. I love how they look so fancy. Yet are so easy to make. Thanks.

  2. God, I love these, especially with pesto from Pasta Plus (it’s the best EVER!), but they’re so flaky, I just make a mess with them ;)

  3. wow…these look great!

  4. Yikes, I want one of these so badly…Will have to try them:)

  5. now they look so very very good…certainly a wow!!

  6. What a great idea – I’d never thought of savoury palmiers before. One could go wild with the possibilities… :-)

  7. Sounds wonderfully simple, and summery. Perfect for a drinks party! Will need to give these a go!

  8. yay jacob!! congratulations on being top 9 again! :) these look great!

  9. These are one of my favorite appetizers! Congrats on the top 9!!

  10. Congratulations on making the Top 9 on Food Buzz!

  11. Beautiful pesto palmiers, congratulations on FB top 9, your recipes and photographs are certainly enticing creations!

  12. liz

    This is exactly how I make these…so easy and delicious!

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