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Brie Puff Pastry Recipe
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Brie Puff Pastry Recipe

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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
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + standing
MAKES: 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 egg, lightly beaten
  • Assorted crackers

Nutritional Facts

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

Directions

  1. Slice Brie horizontally in half. Sprinkle one cut side of Brie with blue cheese; top with remaining Brie.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll out pastry into a 14-in. square. Cut off corners to make a circle. Spread jam to within 1 in. of pastry edge; sprinkle with nuts. Place Brie on top; fold pastry over the cheese and pinch edges to seal.
  3. Place seam side down on an ungreased baking sheet. Brush top and sides of pastry with egg. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from the baking sheet. Let stand for 1 hour before serving. Serve with crackers. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Brie in Puff Pastry in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2009, p6

Nutritional Facts

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

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Nov. 12, 2014

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

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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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Reviewed Dec. 11, 2012

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

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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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