Cuban-Style Turnovers

What makes these puff pastry turnovers Cuban?  It's the tasty combination of ham, cheese and pork seasoned with mustard and pickles.  Give these a try...they're really good.
  • thaw: 40 minutes
  • prep: 20 minutes
  • bake: 20 minutes
  • cool: 5 minutes
  • Serves: 4



  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon water
  • 1/2 of a 17.3-ounce package Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Sheets(1 sheet), thawed
  • 4 teaspoons yellow mustard
  • 8 thin slices deli baked deli ham
  • 8 slices deli Swiss cheese or provolone cheese
  • 4 kosher kosher dill pickle pickle sandwich slices
  • 8 thin sliced deli roast pork
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds


  1. Heat the oven to 400°F.  Stir the honey and water in a small bowl. 

  2. Unfold the pastry sheet on a lightly floured surface.  Roll the pastry sheet into a 12-inch square.  Cut into 4 (6-inch) squares.

  3. Spread 1 teaspoon mustard on each pastry square to within 1/2 inch of the edge.  Layer each with 2 ham slices, 2 cheese slices, 1 pickle slice and 2 pork slices.  Brush the edges of the pastry squares with water.  Fold the pastry over the filling to form a triangle and crimp with a fork to seal.  Brush the filled pastries with the honey mixture.  Sprinkle with the sesame seeds.  Place the pastries onto a baking sheet.

  4. Bake for 20 minutes or until the pastries are golden brown.  Let the pastries cool on the baking sheet on a wire rack for 5 minutes.

  5. Serving Suggestion: Serve with a green salad with sliced tomatoes, onions, radishes and a lemon vinaigrette.

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