CHEESE ’N HAM SPIRALS
1 tablespoon water
1 sheet frozen puff pastry (1/2 of 17 1/4-ounce package), thawed
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1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
8 slices thin-sliced smoked ham
Heat oven to 400 degrees.
Beat egg and water until blended.
Unfold pastry on lightly floured surface. Roll into 14-by-0-inch rectangle; cut lengthwise in half.
Brush both pastry halves lightly with egg. Sprinkle 1 pastry piece with 3 tablespoons cheese and pepper; cover with ham and remaining pastry piece, egg-side down. Roll gently with rolling pin to seal. Brush lightly with some of the remaining egg.
Roll up tightly into 14-inch log, starting at 1 long side; cut crosswise into 24 slices. Place, cut-sides down, on parchment-covered baking sheet. Brush with remaining egg; sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Bake 12 to 14 minutes, or until golden brown.