Cream Cheese & Parmesan Asparagus Spears Recipe

Fresh asparagus is one of the finest treats of spring. While my favorite way to eat asparagus is an easy roast in the oven, these Cream Cheese & Parmesan Asparagus Spears make a lovely treat for a more formal table.

Asparagus Spears with Cream Cheese & Parmesan

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While this recipe does take a little more time to put together than many of the easier recipes I make, the extra effort is worth it in the end.  And honestly, it doesn’t really take all that long to make this recipe.

Cream Cheese & Parmesan Asparagus Spears

ingredients for cream cheese and parmesan asparagus spears

Puff pastry, fresh asparagus, cream cheese, Parmesan, and egg are all the ingredients you need to make this crowd pleaser. If helps if the cream cheese is at room temperature, but the puff pastry rolls out better if it’s cold.

prepping the asparagus spears

To make these delicious little spears, roll out the puff pastry, spread cream cheese on it, and cut it into thin strips. Trim the bottom of the asparagus, and peel a little bit if the spears are really fat.  Then, simple roll one sprig of asparagus around the puff pastry. Once all of the pasty is used, brush a little egg on the spears, and then sprinkle parmesan cheese on top. Bake in a 400 degree oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the pastry is golden brown.

asparagus spears

Cream Cheese & Parmesan Asparagus Cigars Recipe
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Ingredients

  • 5 ounces puff pastry sheets
  • flour for dusting
  • 10 pieces asparagus
  • 1-2 ounces cream cheese
  • one egg, beaten
  • 2 TBS parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Roll the puff pastry sheet out into a 10" x 6" rectangle.
  3. Cover with cream cheese.
  4. Cut the sheet into 10 thin strips.
  5. Roll each strip around one spear of asparagus.
  6. Brush with egg and top with parmesan cheese.
  7. Bake for 10-15 minutes.
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What’s your favorite way to eat asparagus? Enjoy this recipe!”

cream cheese and parmesan aspargus cigars

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Comments

  1. These are so pretty!!! I love asparagus and tried to make something similar once using crescent rolls, but they were gross... I guess I don't like crescent rolls! :P I will have to try the puff pastry next time. Yummy! They look like unicorn horns!
  2. Oh I know! I bought my first asparagus a couple of weeks ago and was SO excited. I love these rolled spears!!! With as much asparagus that we eat this time of year, I too, like to mix things up. Thanks for sharing such a great treat!
  3. That's a new one...I think they're pretty! I think I'd call them unicorn horns like Rachel suggested. :) I've just posted this week's Homemaking Linkup and would love to have you join, if you'd like. Blessings, Mrs. Sarah Coller
  4. Delicious Cigars looks very perfect party appetizer. thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul blog hop. I am highlighting this recipe on this weeks hop.
  5. Ah! I want to try these! I love asparagus! Quick question though, you list using cream cheese twice, was one of them supposed to be parmesan cheese?
  6. What happened to the actual recipe here. I know I seen it before but now that I am ready to make these don't see anything other then the picture and the intro. What am I missing here?
    • I have no idea!! I'm panicking a bit because every recipe I wrote using this particular recipe card plug in has vanished from my blog!!! I'm trying to figure out if I can retrieve my recipes or if I will just have to redo them all. I'll have the recipe back one way or the other. :-(
  7. Oh good, I see you got it back up. I hope that means your plug in started working again and not that you had to rekey them in manually. Thanks
    • Yes!! The plug-in designer actually had to go in on the backend and fix whatever happened. I'm not sure what he did, but I was sweating pretty hard there for a few days. I never even really thought of losing my work like that!! UGH!! Thanks for hanging in there. :-)
  8. hi dear I have a question for you 1- did you wrap the sparragus uncooked or you stream it firs? 2- what is the oven temperature that you use to get the perfect cook and beautiful look? Thanks much from a California mom
  9. Oh I love this recipe! Love, love, love it! Thank you very much for joining in the celebration of #purebloglove, we enjoy having you each week. I hope to see you on Thursday at 8PM, EST through Sunday night. ~Cydnee
  10. I made these for Easter dinner this year and they were a hit. Everyone asked me to share the recipe! Thanks for the amazing idea. I cannot wait to make them again. www.brisul.com

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