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Peach, Prosciutto & Basil Pastry Shells

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These exquisite appetizers mix sweet peaches with savory ingredients like prosciutto, basil and mascarpone cheese to make spectacular treats.

  • Prep: 15 minutes
  • Bake: 20 minutes
  • Chill: 1 hour
  • Serves: 6
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Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups diced thawed frozen or drained canned peaches

  • 1 container (8 ounces) mascarpone cheese, softened

  • 1/4 cup peach jam or preserves

  • 1/4 cup diced prosciutto

  • 2 tbsp. shredded fresh basil leaves

  • 1 pkg. (10 ounces) Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Shells

Directions

  1. Stir the peaches, cheese, jam, prosciutto and basil in a medium bowl.  Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.

  2. Prepare the pastry shells according to the package directions.

  3. Spoon about 1/3 cup peach mixture into each pastry shell.

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Tip

Place Puff Pastry shells on ungreased baking sheets with “top” facing up. Place pastry shells about 2 inches apart on baking sheet.

To ensure that Puff Pastry shells will rise evenly, score the sides horizontally with a small knife.

Unfilled baked Puff Pastry shells may be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days.

Always bake Puff Pastry shells in a preheated 425°F oven. Do not bake shells in a microwave or a toaster oven.

Inspiration

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  • When you can, use fresh basil leaves. To retain flavor, tear instead of chopping them.

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Submitted by:
Sasha M.
Date: 10/30/2009

5 star rating

"I don't typically bake with shells but this was easy and delicious."

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