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Posh Piggies

Posh Piggies

I fell in love with these right when I saw them on Tastespotting.  It’s another easy party dish that I made for our Super Bowl party.  The fun thing is, you can mix it up and use different cookie cutter shapes depending on your theme.  I just used the star cutter because I just thought it was such a cute idea!

After reviewing this recipe again, tonight, I noticed I forgot to brush the pastry with egg-wash and it turned out just fine.  Also, I don’t have it pictured, but the mustard dip was also fantastic and easy to put together.

Posh Piggies 2

Posh Piggies (adapted from Dunkin Cooking the Semi-Homemade Way)

1 lb Sweet Italian Sausage Links (Johnsonville)
1 Sheet Puff Pastry (thawed)
1 Egg
2 Tbs Mayonnaise
2 Tbs Dijon Mustard
1/4 cup Apricot Jelly

Remove casing from sausage.  Cut links into 36 half- inch slices; brown the meat on both sides in a frying pan over medium high heat. No need to fully cook at this time, all you want is to get both sides a little crispy. Set aside on a plate to cool while you get the pastry ready, lay the pastry out on your work surface then break the egg into a small dish and brush the entire surface of the pastry. Using a mini cookie cutter (I used a star) cut out 36 shapes from the pastry. Place the meat onto a baking sheet and cover each one with a piece of pastry and secure in place with a tooth pick. Bake in a 400 degree oven for 18-20 minutes. While the piggies are baking mix the jelly, mayo and mustard in a small dish, these are good served hot, warm and room temp. Dip and enjoy!

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7 Responses

  1. Those are way too cute, and look yummy too!

  2. Very cute! I love the idea, you did a great job!

  3. Yum!

  4. These sound like a fantastic easy appetizer. I’ll have to remember them!

  5. That is definitely the perfect finger food!

  6. Thanks for the Mention…They look great and glad that you liked them and that they turned out to your liking.

  7. These were soooooo yummy at our Thanksgiving dinner!!! I am making them for my family’s annual Santa Party. I just don’t think there will be any left over for Santa by the time he arrives!

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