Puff pastry is an easy way to elevate your lunch

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Bored of your usual lunch options? Consider classing it up with some puff pastry dough! You can use puff pastry dough to transform a simple dish into a flaky, buttery masterpiece. And the best part is, cooking with puff pastry dough is quick and easy! Here are 3 puff pastry hacks you need to try to step up your lunch game. 

Puff Pastry Hack 1: Make a Ham and Cheese Sandwiches

For a decadent ham and cheese sandwich, swap out your bread for some puff pastry dough! The resulting sandwich is savory, buttery, and perfectly flaky. Just lay a sheet of puff pastry dough on a baking sheet, and brush it with Dijon mustard. Then add a layer of sliced ham followed by a layer of sliced cheese. Add another layer of puff pastry dough to the top, crimp the edges with a fork, brush the dough with egg wash, and bake it in the oven at 450 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes. Then, enjoy your fancy lunch!

Puff Pastry Hack 2: Make PB&J Pinwheels

These PB&J pinwheels are adorable and delicious! To make them, place a sheet of puff pastry dough on a baking sheet, then spread on a layer of peanut butter. Spread jelly on top of the peanut butter, then roll up the pastry dough. Slice the dough into pinwheel shapes, brush them with egg wash, then bake them in a greased muffin tin at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes. Bon appetit!

Puff Pastry Hack 3: Make Puff Pizza

No need to spend hours making your pizza dough from scratch. Just use some puff pastry dough instead! Start by baking a sheet of puff pastry dough at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes. Then, spread on some pizza sauce and top the dough with shredded mozzarella, pepperoni, and shredded parmesan. Bake again for 5 minutes and dig in!

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