Prep 5m Cook 25m Additional - Ready In 30m
Servings 4 tarts Calories 446.1

Ham, egg, and cheese nestled inside a crisp and fluffy tart. These little gems are impressive enough to serve to guests, yet simple enough to make any day.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 4 tablespoons shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 4 tablespoons diced cooked ham
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. 2 Unfold pastry sheet on a flat surface and cut into 4 squares.
  3. 3 Place 2 pastry squares in the air fryer basket and cook 6 to 8 minutes.
  4. 4 Remove basket from air fryer. Use a metal tablespoon to press each square gently to form an indentation. Place 1 tablespoon of Cheddar cheese and 1 tablespoon ham in each hole and pour 1 egg on top of each.
  5. 5 Return basket to air fryer. Cook to desired doneness, about 6 minutes more. Remove tarts from basket and let cool 5 minutes. Repeat with remaining pastry squares, cheese, ham, and eggs.
  6. 6 Garnish tarts with chives.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 446.1
  • Carbohydrate 27.9 g
  • Cholesterol 198.8 mg
  • Fat 31 g
  • Fiber 0.9 g
  • Protein 14.2 g
  • Saturated Fat 9.2 g
  • Sodium 377.3 mg
  • Sugar 1 g

Chef's Notes

The easiest and safest way to get your egg in the hole is to crack it into a small juice glass first and then pour it into the hole.


  1. My family REALLY didn't like this. They thought It bland and the puff pastry and egg didn't play well together.
  2. First attempt review. Only one puff pastry fit in my fryer at a time. Instead of using a whole egg I whipped mine then added. The time and temp is off for mine. 400F at 6 minutes was too long for the first cooking. 400F almost burned the top of the egg. It wasn't even - Read more ...