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Brie Puff Pastry Recipe

Brie Puff Pastry Recipe

My husband was in the Air Force so we've entertained guests in many parts of the world. I acquired this recipe while in California. It's one of my favorite special appetizers. —Sandra J. Twait, Tampa, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + standing YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 round (13.2 ounces) Brie cheese
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1/4 cup apricot jam
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 400°. Cut Brie horizontally in half. Sprinkle bottom half with blue cheese; replace top.
  • 2. On a lightly floured surface, roll pastry into a 14-in. square. Trim corners to make a circle. Spoon jam onto center of pastry; sprinkle with almonds. Top with Brie.
  • 3. Lightly brush edges of pastry with beaten egg. Fold pastry over cheese, pinching edges to seal; trim excess pastry as desired.
  • 4. Transfer to an ungreased baking sheet, seam side down. Brush pastry with beaten egg. Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 5. Immediately remove from pan to a serving plate; let stand 45 minutes before serving. Serve with crackers. Yield: 10 servings.
Editor's Note: To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.

Nutritional Facts

1 wedge (calculated without crackers): 328 calories, 22g fat (10g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 424mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 13g protein .

Reviews for Brie Puff Pastry

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MY REVIEW
yadkins 237306
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2015

"excellent! this was easy to make and looks beautiful. took it to a pot luck and everyone raved about it! this is a keeper"

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joyce421 174730
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2014

"Where do I buy these star-shaped crackers?"

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vickicowan 95834
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2014

"I make this for parties but use raspberry Jam and add about an extra Tablespoon EACH of Jam first then the crumbles, then slivered almonds to the top of the pastry- This makes it a true show stopper!!!"

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dmv60 174727
Reviewed Dec. 11, 2012

"This a showstopper on Christmas eve. Much nicer than just a plate of cheese slices. And it is so easy."

MY REVIEW
gwashington1961 162007
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2012

"A delicious recipe for an appetizer using Brie, Blue Cheese, Apricot Jam, & Toasted Sliced Almonds in Puff Pastry."

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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