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Bleeding Heart Brie Recipe

Bleeding Heart Brie Recipe

This impressive appetizer is simple to prepare and requires simple ingredients, too. The cherries add a new twist to baked Brie and provide a sweet contrast to the salty cheese and pastry.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1 round (8 ounces) Brie cheese
  • 1/3 cup cherry preserves
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. Unroll crescent dough; divide into two squares. Seal seams and perforations. Cut off corners from each square, forming two circles; discard scraps. Place one circle on a greased baking sheet; top with cheese. Spoon preserves over the top. Bring edges of dough up around sides of cheese. Top with remaining dough circle, pressing to seal edges. Brush top and sides with egg.
  • 2. Bake 20-30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes before serving with crackers. Yield: 10 servings.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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