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Apricot Brie Recipe

Apricot Brie Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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.

Nutritional Facts

1 ounce cheese with about 1 tablespoon sauce (calculated without bread) equals 145 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 186 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 6 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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