Upside Down Ham and Cheese Puff Pastry

Elevate your appetizer game with an Upside Down Ham and Cheese Puff Pastry, featuring shaved ham, gruyere cheese, and Bookbinder's Stone Ground Dijon Mustard, expertly seasoned with thyme and cracked black pepper. A gourmet treat crafted with layers of flavor, all wrapped in flaky, golden puff pastry sheets. Try our easy recipe for a savory sensation that's sure to impress!

Made with

Stone Ground Dijon Mustard


  • 12 tsp. olive oil, divided 
  • 1 ½ tsp thyme, divided 
  • 12 pieces of shaved ham 
  • 12 pieces of gruyere cheese 
  • 12 tbsp. Bookbinder's Stone Ground Dijon Mustard, divided 
  • cracked black pepper to taste 
  • 1 package frozen puff pastry sheets 


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F, line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 
  2. On parchment paper in 12 spots add 1 tsp. olive oil, 1/8 tsp. thyme one slice of shaved ham, one piece of gruyere cheese. Top with 1 tbsp. Bookbinder's Stone Ground Dijon Mustard and sprinkle on fresh cracked black pepper. 
  3. Roll out puff pastry on to lightly floured counter, cut into 12 equal pieces. Each sheet should give you 6 pieces. 
  4. Top each pile of ham and cheese with a cut sheet of puff pastry 
  5. Beat one egg well to create an egg wash. Brush over the top of each piece of puff pastry 
  6. Bake at 425 degrees F for 15-20 minutes 
  7. Flip puff pastry sheets on to a plate and serve immediately.
  8. Optional: Top with extra Bookbinder's Stone Ground Dijon Mustard.
Prep 10 min Total 30 min Servings 12
Recipe by: Bookbinder's Foods

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