Brie Cherry Pastry Cups Recipe
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Brie Cherry Pastry Cups Recipe

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These yummy little appetizers almost taste like dessert. They are always a big hit at parties. —Marilyn McSween, Mentor, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:36 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 36 servings


  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1/2 cup cherry preserves
  • 4 ounces Brie cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer: 61 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 42mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein


  1. Unfold puff pastry; cut into 36 squares. Gently press squares onto the bottoms of 36 greased miniature muffin cups.
  2. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes. Using the end of a wooden spoon handle, make a 1/2-in.-deep indentation in the center of each. Bake 6-8 minutes longer or until golden brown. With spoon handle, press squares down again.
  3. Spoon a rounded 1/2 teaspoonful of preserves into each cup. Top with cheese; sprinkle with nuts and chives. Bake for 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 3 dozen.
Originally published as Brie Cherry Pastry Cups in Taste of Home December/January 2009, p41

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Apr. 15, 2014

"Followed exactly. Did not go over very well. I think that maybe it was the brie. Not everyone likes it. May try again with something else."

Reviewed Jun. 11, 2013

"Outstanding! It's tempting to eat several after tasting them. Made them exactly like the recipe and will make them for special occasions. A little pricey for all the ingredients, but it is worth it."

Reviewed May. 1, 2013

"Tasty treat. I used a light brie and the cheese did not melt very well. It was still tasty nevertheless. I will make with regular brie next time."

Reviewed Nov. 24, 2012

"I use premade pastry cups, goat cheese, walnuts in syrup and cranraisins. The chives wouls be great for Christmas color."

Reviewed Nov. 20, 2012

"Also wanted to add that some slivered almonds on top instead of, or possibly even in addition to, the chives would be heavenly! ;)"

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