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SANDY FRYE'S APPETIZERS INSPIRED BY BOB'S BURGERS

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1 h 30 min

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3,859,398 views  Today we embark upon our third journey into foods from Bob's Burgers...that aren't burgers. Because sometimes you need to stretch a bit so you can make a "big game" episode. But hey, we learn how to make quick puff pastry, one in 90 minutes, the other in less than an hour!

4 servings

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INGREDIENTS

For The Puff Pastry

1 For The Puff Pastry

all purpose flour

8 ½ ounces all purpose flour

cold Butter, cubed

1 stick cold Butter, cubed

cold Butter, cubed

4 ounces cold Butter, cubed

Kosher Salt

Kosher Salt

Ice Water

¾ cup Ice Water

For The Puff Pastry

2 For The Puff Pastry

all purpose flour

8 ½ ounces all purpose flour

cold butter, cubed

8 ounces cold butter, cubed

sour cream

½ cup sour cream

For The Sesame Cheddar Blasts

For The Sesame Cheddar Blasts

Cheddar cheese

Cheddar cheese

Sesame oil

Sesame oil

Sesame Seeds

Sesame Seeds

For The Toasted Jalapeño Points

For The Toasted Jalapeño Points

cream cheese, softened

8 ounces cream cheese, softened

jalapeños, seeded and diced (with additional for garnish)

5 ½ slices jalapeños, seeded and diced (with additional for garnish)

mozzarella, shredded

6 ounces mozzarella, shredded

Store bought puff pastry

Store bought puff pastry

eggs

2 eggs

For The Mozzarella Volcano

For The Mozzarella Volcano

Parmesan cheese, grated

Parmesan cheese, grated

Romano cheese, grated

Romano cheese, grated

Mozzarella cheese, grated

Mozzarella cheese, grated

Egg

1 Egg

Warm tomato sauce

Warm tomato sauce

DIRECTIONS

1.

For The Puff Pastry #1

1.

Add all purpose flour to a bowl along with cold cubed butter and a pinch of salt.

all purpose flour

8 ½ ounces all purpose flour

cold Butter, cubed

4 ounces cold Butter, cubed

Kosher Salt

Kosher Salt

2.

Mix dough using a pastry blender, 2 butter knives or your fingers, until the butter is in chunks the size of peas. After that add ice cold water and then mix together until a crumbly yet cohesive dough has formed.

Ice Water

¾ cup Ice Water

3.

Turn out the dough onto your work surface and knead it together until it is one unified ball. Wrap in plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 30 minutes.

4.

Remove the dough from the fridge and roll out to about a 12x4 inch rectangle. Fold into thirds and then roll out again. Do this a few times until you get a semi-smooth dough. Cover and place back in the fridge for 15 minutes.

5.

In a food processor, grate frozen butter and place in a bowl with flour, and set aside.

cold Butter, cubed

1 stick cold Butter, cubed

all purpose flour

sprinkle all purpose flour

6.

Remove the dough from the fridge and put half of the grated butter on the puff pastry, fold into thirds and roll out. Roll out twice before adding the rest of the butter and then fold and roll out 2 more times.

7.

Roll your puff pastry out one final time and it’s ready to use.

8.

For The Puff Pastry #2

1.

Place flour in a medium bowl. Cut in butter until mixture is the size of small peas.

all purpose flour

8 ½ ounces all purpose flour

cold butter, cubed

8 ounces cold butter, cubed

2.

Add sour cream. Stir with a fork until pastry forms a ball. Wrap in plastic and chill overnight. When ready to use, roll pastry thinly.

sour cream

½ cup sour cream

3.

For The Sesame Cheddar Blasts

1.

Place some cheddar cheese on half of your rolled out puff pastry and then cover by folding the puff pastry in half. Roll it out and then cut into ½ inch wide strips.

Cheddar cheese

Cheddar cheese

2.

Twist them into twists and place them on a parchment lined baking sheet. Brush them with sesame oil and top with some sesame seeds.

Sesame oil

Sesame oil

Sesame Seeds

Sesame Seeds

3.

Place in a 400°F oven for 15 minutes and cook until golden brown and flaky.

4.

Remove from oven, let cool, and then serve and enjoy.

5.

For The Toasted Jalapeño Points

1.

In a bowl combine softened cream cheese with seeded and diced jalapeños along with mozzarella cheese. Stir to combine.

cream cheese, softened

8 ounces cream cheese, softened

jalapeños, seeded and diced (with additional for garnish)

5 ½ slices jalapeños, seeded and diced (with additional for garnish)

mozzarella, shredded

6 ounces mozzarella, shredded

2.

Roll out your store bought pastry and cut into even squares. Beat the eggs in a bowl and brush egg wash along all 4 edges of puff pastry square. Place a dollop of your cream cheese mixture in the middle and fold it over on itself. Crimp the edges shut and then brush outside with an egg wash.

Store bought puff pastry

Store bought puff pastry

eggs

2 eggs

3.

Season with salt and place a slice of jalapeño in the middle as a garnish.

4.

Place in a 400°F oven for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.

5.

Let cool then serve and enjoy!

6.

For The Mozzarella Volcano

1.

Roll out your puff pastry and then cut into strips. Cover entire puff pastry with grated parmesan, romano, and mozzarella cheese.

Parmesan cheese, grated

Parmesan cheese, grated

Romano cheese, grated

Romano cheese, grated

Mozzarella cheese, grated

Mozzarella cheese, grated

2.

Beat one egg and brush the tops and bottoms of the puff pastry with the egg wash.

Egg

1 Egg

3.

Roll each strip from one end to the other forming a little volcano.

4.

Add volcanos to a parchment lined baking sheet and bake at 400°F for 15-20 minutes.

5.

Remove and let cool.

6.

Add some warm tomato sauce to the top so it looks more like a volcano.

Warm tomato sauce

Warm tomato sauce

7.

Serve and enjoy.

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