Artichoke Ham Puffs

Beautiful presentation which makes it look gourmet, but yet a very quick preparation and delicious, also.

6 frozen puff pastry shells
1/2 lb. mushrooms, sliced & fresh
6 T. butter, divided
3 T. flour
1/4 t. ground mustard
1/4 t. minced tarragon, fresh
2 c. milk
2 1/2 c. cheddar cheese, shredded
1/8 t. ground pepper
3 c. cooked ham, cubed
1 can / 14 oz. water-packed artichoke hearts

Bake pastry shells according to pkg. directions. Sauté mushrooms in 2 T. butter for 3-4 min. or until tender. Add the remaining butter, cook for 2-3 min. over med. heat until melted.
Stir in the flour, mustard and tarragon until blended. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil, cook, and stir for 2 min. or until thickened.
Reduce heat to medium. Add cheese and pepper; cook and stir for 3-4 minutes or until cheese is melted. Remove from the heat. Rinse, drain, pat dry, and quarter the artichoke hearts. Stir in ham and artichokes.

Remove tops from pastry shells, fill with ham mixture. Replace tops.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 30-40 minutes
Cook Time: 30-40 minutes

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Recipe Provided By:
Franklin Street Inn B&B
Appleton, WI

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