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Cranberry Brie Wontons Recipe

These wontons have the perfect balance between sweet and savory—your guests won't be able to stop popping them into their mouths!—Carolyn Cope, Boston, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 5 min./batch YIELD:72 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 pound Brie cheese, rind removed
  • 72 wonton wrappers
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Oil for deep-fat frying

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the cranberry sauce, orange peel and nutmeg. Place 1 teaspoon cheese and 1 teaspoon cranberry mixture in the center of a wonton wrapper. Moisten edges with egg; fold opposite corners together over filling and press to seal. Repeat.
  • 2. In an electric skillet, heat 1 in. of oil to 375°. Fry wontons in batches for 30-60 seconds on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve desired amount immediately. Cool remaining wontons; transfer to freezer containers. Freeze for up to 1 month.
  • 3. To use frozen wontons: Place frozen wontons on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 72 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 88 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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