A taste of one of these puff-pastry treats filled with figs, walnuts, honey, and cheese is heavenly.
Downloads:Fig Palmiers Recipe
1 (8-ounce) package dried figs
3/4 cup walnut halves
1/3 cup shredded Gruyère cheese
1 tablespoon orange-blossom honey
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 (17.3-ounce) package puff-pastry (1 sheet), thawed
• In the work bowl of a food processor, combine the figs, walnuts,
Gruyère, honey, and salt. Pulse to combine. Set aside.
• On a dry surface, unfold puff pastry sheet, and lightly roll to
flatten. Spread fig mixture evenly over the entire surface of puffpastry.
Roll up 1 long edge to middle of pastry sheet, and roll up
parallel edge in same manner so that the 2 rolls meet in the middle
and are touching. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap, and freeze for
2 hours, or until firm.
• Preheat oven to 375˚. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment
paper. Set aside.
• Using a sharp knife, cut pastry roll crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick
slices, and place on prepared baking sheets, spacing 2 inches
apart. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown. Transfer
to a wire rack to cool completely.