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Prosciutto And Cheese Filled Dough Pastries

Number of servings (yield): 8
Recipe Level: Intermediate

Not only is this recipe simple but it tastes amazing too. The crispy and savory dough is accompanied with a warm center filled with prosciutto and cheese. Once your dough is mixed and formed it will be rolled up with the filling to create a tasty sweet and salty combination that you will be craving to try. This is not your regular dough pastry. This recipe will quickly become your family’s favorite savory dish. Serve as an appetizer or a main dish.

  • 2 Cup(s) Manitoba flour
  • 2 Cup(s) fine white flour
  • 1/3 Cup(s) soft butter, pieces
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon(s) brewer's yeast
  • 1 teaspoon(s) honey
  • water, as needed
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 10 Prosciutto di Parma slices
  • 10 mild provolone cheese, sliced
  • 1 Cup(s) zucchini, sliced and grilled
  • 2 sprigs of thyme
  • Preheat oven to 355°F


  1. Mix the yeast with the honey in about 1/2 Cup(s) water.
  2. Add this mixture to the flours combined with the beaten eggs and enough water to make a firm but pliable dough. Add salt.
  3. Knead for several minutes, then cover and leave to double in volume in a warm place (about 90 minutes). 
  4. After dough has set for 90 minutes knead the dough again and add the butter in pieces. Continue to knead for several minutes.
  5. Roll out the dough into a rectangle measuring 27 x 12 inches.
  6. Cover it with the Prosciutto di Parma slices, cheese slices, a grinding of pepper, thyme leaves and zucchini, and then roll up the dough and cut it into 1-inch-thick slices.
  7. Insert the slices in greased muffin molds and leave the rounds to rise for 20 to 30 minutes.

Bake in the oven for 20 minutes at 355°F.

Preparation Time: 2 hours
Cooking time: 20 minutes

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