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Brie Cherry Pastry Cups Recipe

Brie Cherry Pastry Cups Recipe

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. YIELD:36 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 61 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 42 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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