Cream Cheese & Parmesan Asparagus Cigars Recipe

cream cheese and parmesan aspargus cigars

Asparagus season is coming! I am jealous of those of you with huge asparagus patches who get to eat as much of this delectable treat as you like. I hope my patch (in its third year) produces enough for use to eat, finally, because I don’t think there’s much better than asparagus, fresh cut from the garden.

I love simply steaming asparagus and serving with lemon and Parmesan cheese, but sometimes it’s fun to try something new and dress up a recipe a tad! I found this recipe while browsing through a furniture store of all places! I was immediately drawn to the gorgeous picture {by contrast, my own picture is quite sad.} πŸ™ Regardless, though, this asparagus recipe is really tasty!

This asparagus recipe would be a great addition to a formal meal!

Cream Cheese & Parmesan Asparagus Cigars Recipe
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  • 5 ounces puff pastry sheets
  • flour for dusting
  • 10 pieces asparagus
  • 1-2 ounces cream cheese
  • one egg, beaten
  • 2 TBS parmesan cheese


  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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  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! πŸ˜› 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. πŸ™‚ I’ve just posted this week’s Homemaking Linkup and would love to have you join, if you’d like.

    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?

    • Opps! Thanks for pointing that out. I fixed the recipe. Put the cream cheese on the puff pastry. Sprinkle the top with the parmesan cheese. πŸ™‚

  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. πŸ™

  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. πŸ™‚

  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


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