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Pasteles de Jamón y Queso (Ham and Cheese Pastries)

Pasteles de Jamón y Queso (Ham and Cheese Pastries)

Erica Dinho
5 from 9 votes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 24 servings


  • 1 package frozen puff pastry sheets thawed
  • 24 slices of leftover or deli ham
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 2 eggs beaten with 1 tablespoon of water


  • Preheat an oven to 400°F.
  • Roll out each puff pastry sheet until it measures about 10 by 12 inches. Cut each pastry sheet into 12 almost-square pieces. Top each piece with cheese and a 1 ham slice.
  • Brush the edges of the pastry pieces with egg mixture, then fold each piece in half. Press the edges together to seal.
  • Place the pasteles on a baking sheet, spacing them about ½ inch apart. Brush the tops with the egg mixture.
  • Bake the pasteles until golden brown, about 15 minutes. Transfer to a plate and serve.
Keyword Traditional Colombian
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