Bacon Pastry Pinwheels


Makes 24
150g rindless free-range NZ bacon, finely chopped
2 pre-rolled puff pastry sheets
2 tbsp basil pesto
1/2 cup grated parmesan, cheddar or gruyere cheese
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 egg, beaten with 1 tbsp milk, to glaze

1 Cook bacon in a pan until lightly browned. Set aside to cool. Heat oven to 200°C. Lightly spray an oven tray with oil.
2 Place pastry sheets on a work surface and thinly spread with pesto. Scatter with cold bacon and grated cheese. Season with salt and pepper.
3 Firmly roll each pastry sheet into a log and press ends to seal. Cut each log into 12 even slices and place on prepared oven tray.
4 Firmly press each spiral with the palm of your hand to flatted a little. Brush each spiral with egg glaze. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to a wire rack to cool.

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