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Cheesy Pesto Twists

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Puff pastry twists filled with pesto and mozzarella, topped with parmesan. Serve them at room temp, or warm, while the cheese still stretches!

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Difficulty Level



Needed Items


  • 20 min prep time
    25 min baking time
    Total: 45 min.


  • 1 pkg of puff pastry (2 sheets)
    6 oz fresh pesto
    1 1/2 cups grated mozzarella cheese
    1 egg, beaten
    salt, to taste
    pepper, to taste
    1/2 cup parmesan cheese

Number of Servings

  • 6-12


  • Sharp knife
    Cookie sheet
    Parchment paper


  • Preheat oven to 350
    Get puff pastry out of freezer to thaw

Additional Notes

This recipe is from Matthew Cullum at, one of my favorite cooking websites.

You will find my podcast for homemade fresh pesto here.