Schweine Ohren (Pig’s Ears)

Schweine Ohren (Pig’s Ears) “This cookie is also known as Palmiers. The easy way to make these is to buy ready made puff pastry from the freezer section of the market.” Ingredients 1 (17.5 ounce) package frozen puff pastry, thawed 1 1/2 cups white sugar Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease a cookie sheet or line with parchment paper. Unroll puff pastry sheets on a dry, lightly floured surface. Sheets should be about 1/2 cm thick. Spread sugar liberally over the entire surface of each sheet. Tightly roll or fold up the pastry from each … Continue reading Schweine Ohren (Pig’s Ears)

Strawberry Napoleons

Strawberry Napoleons Prep 25 m Cook 15 m Ready In 1 h Recipe By:PESTANO “This delicious, attractive, and (most importantly) super-easy puff pastry recipe can easily be made low-fat by using fat-free whipped topping and skim milk. This recipe should be enjoyed the same day for best results. Enjoy!” Ingredients 1 (3.5 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding and pie filling 1 cup cold 2% milk 1 1/2 cups non-dairy whipped topping, thawed 1/2 (17.25 ounce) package frozen puff pastry, thawed 1 pint fresh strawberries, thinly sliced 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). … Continue reading Strawberry Napoleons

Blitz Puff Pastry

Blitz Puff Pastry Prep 2 h Ready In 2 h Recipe By:FrancesC “Classical puff pastry has close to a thousand separate layers of butter and dough. Blitz puff pastry doesn’t puff as high, but it sure is easier to make at home!” Ingredients 1 1/4 cups cake flour 3 3/4 cups bread flour 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/4 cup white sugar 1 1/4 cups cold butter, cut into tablespoon-sized pieces 1 1/4 cups cold water 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice Directions In a large bowl, stir together the cake flour, bread flour, salt and white sugar. Stir in the chunks … Continue reading Blitz Puff Pastry

Crispy Bacon Twists with Gouda and Apricot Preserves

Crispy Bacon Twists with Gouda and Apricot Preserves Prep 20 m Cook 45 m Ready In 1 h 5 m Recipe By:Smithfield(R) “Puff pastry strips spread with apricot preserves and sprinkled with shredded cheese are twisted with strips of bacon and baked until brown and crisp.” Ingredients 2 sheets frozen puff pastry dough, thawed 1 egg, beaten 1 cup apricot preserves or your favorite flavor 2 cups shredded Gouda cheese 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary leaves 2 pounds Smithfield(R) Hometown Original Bacon Flour for dusting Nonstick cooking spray Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line two rimmed baking pans … Continue reading Crispy Bacon Twists with Gouda and Apricot Preserves

Almond Bear Claws

Almond Bear Claws Prep 2 h Cook 25 m Ready In 2 h 25 m Recipe By:FrancesC “These flaky Danish pastries are a time-consuming project, but they’re a perfect way to show people how much you love them! I like serving them at special brunches. The puff pastry dough and almond filling can be made ahead of time, and the pastries can be frozen before baking.” Ingredients 1/3 cup almond paste 2 3/4 cups ground almonds 1/2 cup white sugar 1 pinch salt 2 tablespoons butter 2 egg whites 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2 teaspoons amaretto liqueur 3 pounds puff … Continue reading Almond Bear Claws

Crab Rangoon Puffs

Crab Rangoon Puffs Prep 30 m Cook 10 m Ready In 45 m Recipe By:Michelle R. “This is a tasty treat that has a flavor similar to Crab Rangoon. These crab puffs are a great appetizer for any occasion. You may want to make a second batch!” Ingredients 2 (8 ounce) cans refrigerated crescent rolls 1 pound fresh lump crabmeat, drained 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1/3 cup cocktail sauce Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease two baking sheets. Unroll the crescent roll dough and separate into triangles. Roll or press the triangles … Continue reading Crab Rangoon Puffs

Mediterranean Meat Pies (Sfeeha)

Mediterranean Meat Pies (Sfeeha) Prep 20 m Cook 15 m Ready In 1 h 20 m Recipe By:LauraT “These savory little meat pies are a takeoff on a recipe from my Lebanese mother-in-law (who is one of the very best cooks I know). She makes the dough from scratch, but I use puff pastry instead to save time. Great for an appetizer or as a side dish!” Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1/2 pound ground lamb 1 white onion, finely chopped 3/4 cup pine nuts 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon salt and ground black pepper to taste 1/3 cup lemon juice … Continue reading Mediterranean Meat Pies (Sfeeha)

Romano’s Macaroni Grill Rosemary Bread

Romano’s Macaroni Grill Rosemary Bread By Hunter Photo by treeharrison Prep Time: 2 hrs 15 mins Total Time: 2 hrs 33 mins Yield: 2 loaves About This Recipe “This is an attempt to immitate the excellent bread that is served in the Macaroni Grill Restaurant.” Ingredients 1 tablespoon yeast 1 tablespoon sugar 1 cup warm water 2 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 of 4Romano’s Macaroni Grill Rosemary Bread Ingredients 2 tablespoons rosemary 2 tablespoons butter Directions Place yeast, sugar and water in large bowl or food processor and allow mixture to become bubbly. Mix in 1 T butter, … Continue reading Romano’s Macaroni Grill Rosemary Bread

Butter Puff Biscuit Dough

Butter Puff Biscuit Dough Prep 30 m Ready In 1 h 30 m Recipe By:Chef John “This combination puff pastry and biscuit dough is similar to puff pastry but uses a much less fussy procedure. It works great for fruit tarts, ham and cheese turnovers, and chocolate croissants.” Ingredients 2 cups self-rising flour 3/4 cup cold water, or as needed 7 tablespoons frozen unsalted butter Directions Place self-rising flour and cold water in the bowl of a stand mixer. Using dough hook attachment knead to form a soft, slightly elastic, but not too sticky dough, about 2 minutes. Form dough … Continue reading Butter Puff Biscuit Dough

Shredded Beef Enchiladas

Shredded Beef Enchiladas Prep 45 m Cook 1 h 30 m Ready In 2 h 15 m Recipe By:Christy Campbell “This is a great (time-consuming, but worth it) recipe. I keep losing it so I thought I’d post it on the web. Enjoy.” Ingredients 3 pounds beef chuck roast 1/4 cup water 1 1/2 cups beef broth 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 large onion, chopped 2 (4 ounce) cans chopped green chile peppers 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 2 cups sour cream 3 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided 1 cup oil … Continue reading Shredded Beef Enchiladas