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Ham and Broccoli Puffs Recipe

Ham and Broccoli Puffs Recipe

These starters look complex, but they're easy to make and still very elegant. —Lynda McCulloch, San Antonio, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min./batch YIELD:32 servings


  • 4 cups frozen broccoli florets, thawed and finely chopped
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) spreadable chive and onion cream cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 pound thinly sliced deli ham, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (17.3 ounces) frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 2 eggs, beaten


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. On a lightly floured surface, unfold puff pastry. Roll each sheet into a 12-in. square. Cut each into 16 squares.
  • 2. Place a heaping tablespoonful of broccoli mixture in the center of each square. Brush edges of pastry with eggs. Bring opposite corners over filling; pinch seams to seal.
  • 3. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 425° for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 32 appetizers.

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 122 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 146 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.