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Apricot Brie Recipe
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Your guests will never guess how easy this elegant appetizer is to create. The pretty apricot sauce is delightful with the creamy Brie cheese.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup apricot preserves
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 round (8 ounces) Brie cheese
  • Sliced French bread

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 145 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 186mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0g fiber), 6g protein .

Directions

  1. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Cook, uncovered, on high for 1 minute or until heated through. Pour into a shallow 3-cup microwave-safe serving dish. Place cheese on preserve mixture. Cook 1 to 1-1/2 minutes longer or until cheese is softened. Serve with bread. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Apricot Brie in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2009, p27

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer


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sstetzel 253071
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2016

"This was wonderful! I took this to a gathering and decided it should be warm and gooey so I lined my 3 qt slow cooker with foil, plopped my brie in the bottom and poured the mixture over the top. Absolutely fantastic! You could add chopped dried apricots for more chunks. I might even double the jam mixture next time."

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