Upside Down Ham and Cheese Puff Pastry


  • 12 tsp. olive oil, divided 
  • 1 ½ tsp thyme, divided 
  • 12 pieces of shaved ham 
  • 12 pieces of gruyere cheese 
  • 12 tbsp. Kelchner's Hot Mustard, divided 
  • cracked black pepper to taste 
  • 1 package frozen puff pastry sheets 


1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F, line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 

2. On parchment paper in 12 spots, add 1 tsp. olive oil, 1/8 tsp. thyme one slice of shaved ham, one piece of gruyere cheese. Top with 1 tbsp. Kelchner's Hot Mustard and sprinkle on fresh cracked black pepper. 

3. Roll out puff pastry on to lightly floured counter, cut into 12 equal pieces. Each sheet should give you 6 pieces. 

4. Top each pile of ham and cheese with a cut sheet of puff pastry 

5. Beat one egg well to create an egg wash. Brush over the top of each piece of puff pastry 

6. Bake at 425 degrees F for 15-20 minutes 

7. Flip puff pastry sheets on to a plate and serve immediately.

8. Optional: Top with extra Kelchner's Hot Mustard.

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes | Serves: 12

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