Prosciutto and Cheese Pastry Wreath

Make a statement this holiday season with a savory puff pastry that's as festive as it is flavorful.
Cheese and Herb Wreath Pastry

Cheese and Herb Wreath Pastry

Fill pastry dough with cheese and herbs, and form it into a circle to create a holiday-inspired breakfast for overnight guests.

Photo by: 092026005024

092026005024

Related To:

Ingredients

puff pastry sheets, defrosted
5 pieces of prosciutto (or ham), chopped
1/2 large white onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, chopped
fresh thyme
1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated
1/2 cup fontina cheese, grated
1 egg
1 teaspoon water

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F, and defrost one sheet of frozen puff pastry dough.
2. Saute chopped onions and garlic until golden. Add fresh thyme and prosciutto and saute for an additional 2-3 minutes. Set aside.
3. Once your dough has defrosted, thin down slightly with a rolling pin, lightly dusting both sides with flour (image 1). Begin cutting 1 1/2-2 inch strips on each side of the rectangular dough using a knife, only cutting 1/3 of the way towards the center (image 2).
4. In the center of the dough that is still intact, add prosciutto mixture and cheese (image 3). To cover the filling, braid the strips of dough one over the other (image 4). Once all strips are overlapping each other, carefully bend the braid into a circular wreath shape (image 5).

5. Create an egg wash by whisking one egg with one teaspoon water, and brush over the entire pastry (image 1).
6. Tighten up any openings in the wreath before placing on a baking sheet, and bake for 45-50 minutes or until the top of the pastry is golden brown (image 2). Let pastry cool, cut and serve.

Keep Reading

Next Up

Mock Cheese Souffle Recipe

Add a little decadence to your holiday morning with this easy yet delicious play on a cheese souffle.

Spinach and Goat Cheese Frittata

Served straight out of the pan, this spinach and goat cheese frittata is a brunch side that's easy to make and even easier to serve.

Dog Biscuits With Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

Make these healthy and delicious dog treats for your favorite four-legged friend.

Mexican Hot Cocoa and Puff Pastry Cinnamon Sticks

These puff pastry cinnamon sticks are super-simple and the perfect complement to homemade hot chocolate. To make the Mexican hot cocoa in a traditional way, consider investing in a handy milk-frothing tool called a molinillo.

How to Make a Rosemary Wreath Napkin Ring

This easy-to-make place setting is a festive addition to a formal or informal holiday table setting and will fill your home with seasonal scents.

Jam-Filled Danish Doughnut Recipe

Create a festive display on your breakfast table with a towering tree-shaped stack of Danish doughnuts. Turn this traditional pancake into a flavorful treat by filling them with unique preserves.

Cheddar Chive Muffins With Hard-Boiled Egg

Delight your family with a hearty, savory muffin with a hard-boiled egg tucked inside.

Pear-Filled Swedish Pancakes With Lavender-Infused Honey Recipe

These rolled pancakes are paired with sweet pears and floral-infused honey that add a flavorful twist to the traditional holiday breakfast.

How to Create a Holiday Bellini Bar

Make the morning merry with a winter-inspired bar cart featuring a bellini station and winter fruits.

Baked Sweet Potato Sliders

Take your holiday finger food game to the next level with baked sweet potato sliders topped with tangy celery salad.

On TV

Half-Price Paradise

7:30am | 6:30c

Flip or Flop

12pm | 11c

Flip or Flop

12:30pm | 11:30c

Flip or Flop

1pm | 12c

Flip or Flop

1:30pm | 12:30c

Flip or Flop

2:30pm | 1:30c

Flip or Flop

3:30pm | 2:30c

Flip or Flop

4:30pm | 3:30c

Flip or Flop

5:30pm | 4:30c

Flip or Flop

6:30pm | 5:30c

Flip or Flop

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Flip or Flop

8pm | 7c

Flip or Flop

8:30pm | 7:30c

Flip or Flop

9:30pm | 8:30c

House Hunters

10pm | 9c

Flip or Flop

11:30pm | 10:30c

Flip or Flop

12am | 11c

Flip or Flop

12:30am | 11:30c

House Hunters

1am | 12c

Flip or Flop

2:30am | 1:30c

Flip or Flop

3:30am | 2:30c

Shop This Look

Found a living space you love in HGTV's Photo Library? Get the look in your own home with products from Wayfair.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.