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Surprise-filled pastry horns make a fantastic snack

You can get hungry just by looking.
You can get hungry just by looking.
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9:16 PM EST, December 5, 2023

Are you hosting guests and need inspiration for an interesting snack? Look no further, we have an easy surprise-filled recipe for you!

When entertaining friends or relatives, our go-to is usually simple yet delicious snacks. If you’re looking for a fun and original snack idea, here's a tried and tested trick for you.

Not only is this snack quickly prepared and irresistibly tasty, but it's also sure to impress your loved ones. Its presentation is so attractive that guests will find it hard to look away. If you're worried that this sounds too complicated, fear not. This process is straightforward, even for beginners in the kitchen. It's as easy as pie, and it'll certainly bring lots of joy and fun.

Delight your guests with scrumptious puff pastry horns filled with tasty ingredients

Ingredients for 5 pieces:

For the pastry horns:

  • 0.62 lbs of puff pastry,
  • 1 egg,
  • 3 tablespoons of sesame seeds.

For the filling:

  • 0.55 lbs of cream cheese,
  • 4 pickles,
  • 0.13 lbs of pickled mushrooms,
  • 1/2 a cup of finely chopped fresh dill,
  • 2 tablespoons of mayo,
  • 2 tablespoons of mustard,
  • Seasonings: salt/pepper to taste.

For the add-ons:

  • 20 slices of mini salami,
  • 5 slices of prosciutto,
  • 5 cherry tomatoes,
  • 2 leaves of green lettuce,
  • 5 skewers.

Preparation method:

Step 1. Start by creating the base for the horns from puff pastry using a cone made from a sheet of aluminum foil.

Step 2. Lay out a sheet of puff pastry on your kitchen counter and cut it into several horizontal strips using a pizza cutter.

The base for future cones is already ready.
The base for future cones is already ready.© Licensor | Pyszności

Step 3. Wrap each strip around the aluminum foil cone, starting at the top and moving down towards the wider base.

I divide the puff pastry into horizontal strips.
I divide the puff pastry into horizontal strips.© Licensor | Pyszności

Step 4. Brush an egg over each cone to give them a golden color, then sprinkle with sesame seeds.

The ice cream cone shape is ready.
The ice cream cone shape is ready.© Licensor | Pyszności

Bake the puff pastry horns for about 20 minutes in an oven preheated to 374 degrees Fahrenheit.

Sesame will be a perfect complement.
Sesame will be a perfect complement.© Licensor | Pyszności

Step 5. While the horns are baking, prepare the filling by combining cream cheese, finely chopped pickles, pickled mushrooms, fresh dill, mustard, mayo, and salt and pepper. Mix the ingredients with a regular tablespoon.

Step 6. For the add-ons, fold the mini salami slices in half and shape them into little roses. For the prosciutto, fold each slice into a light accordion shape.

The filling will contain many delicacies.
The filling will contain many delicacies.© Licensor | Pyszności

Step 7. Once the horns are baked, stuff them with the cream cheese mixture.

Now I'm preparing decorations in a dining version.
Now I'm preparing decorations in a dining version.© Licensor | Pyszności

Step 8. Decorate each snack with some green lettuce and the prepared add-ons. Add the mini skewers and top with a cherry tomato. Enjoy your homemade feast!

I'm transferring the stuffing into the baked cones.
I'm transferring the stuffing into the baked cones.© Licensor | Pyszności
To die for!
To die for!© Licensor | Pyszności
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