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Crisp Caraway Twists

 Crisp Caraway Twists
This appetizer is always a hit when I serve it on holidays or special occasions. The flaky cheese-filled twists (made with convenient puff pastry)bake to a crispy golden brown. When our big family gets together, I make two batches.
9 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon country-style Dijon mustard
  • 3/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons caraway seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed

Directions

  • In a small bowl, beat egg, water and mustard; set aside. In another
  • bowl, combine the cheese, onion, parsley, caraway seeds and garlic
  • salt.
  • Unfold pastry sheet; brush with egg mixture. Sprinkle cheese mixture
  • lengthwise over half of the pastry. Fold pastry over filling; press
  • edges to seal. Brush top with remaining egg mixture. Cut widthwise
  • into 1/2-in. strips; twist each strip several times.
  • Place 1 in. apart on greased baking sheets, pressing ends down. Bake
  • at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
  • Yield: about 1-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 179 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 185 mg sodium,

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Crisp Caraway Twists (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 16 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.