Ham and Cheese Pasties

Don Ham and cheese lunch box size pasties


These are fabulously easy to make, great one for the kids to help with. Make ahead and pop in the freezer. 

Ham and Cheese Little Hand Pasties Recipe

We use DON® Premium Shredded Ham for its quality and taste and as its already prepared all you do is pop it in the mixture.  So easy!

  Ham and Cheese Pasties


250g Ricotta Cheese

250g DON® Premium Shredded Ham

1/4 Cup grated Tasty Cheese

1tblsp Sweet Paprika

Salt and Pepper to taste

4 sheets of frozen Puff Pastry

Olive Oil Spray

Sesame seeds for top scattering (optional)



Pre-heat oven to 170 degrees Celsius

Line baking trays with baking paper

Remove 4 sheets of Puff Pastry from freezer


In a large bowl add the Ricotta, DON® Premium Shredded Ham, grated cheese, sweet paprika and salt and pepper.

Gently mix it all together till it is well combined.

Using a circular cutter, cookie cutter or even rim of a glass. cut your circles.

Using two teaspoons to spoon and scrape a dollop of the mixture into one half of your circle.

Fold over your circle and press seal. If you are having trouble sealing you can run your finger in some water and run along one pastry edge then press together with the back of a fork.

Lay out on baking tray. Once you have your tray spray with oil (or brush your pastry if you prefer) and then scatter your sesame seeds.

Bake for approximately 25mins or until golden.


Ham and Cheese Pasties


These are great for the kids lunch box or adults!  They are also perfect for picnics and parties. 


 The quality and convenience of the wide range of DON® Ham make lunch box inspiration so easy. You can always whip up a DON® Ham sandwich.

Check out the full DON® Range here at their website: www.isdonisgood.com.au


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