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Derby Day Brie

 Derby Day Brie
Derby Day guests will be impressed when you present this attractive cheese spread. The mellow flavor of the cheese pairs well with the caramel-flavored topping.
12-14 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1 round (13.2 ounces) Brie cheese, rind removed
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/4 cup coffee liqueur
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • Apple or pear slices
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened pineapple juice


  • Place cheese on a microwave-safe serving dish. In a small bowl,
  • combine the pecans, coffee liqueur and brown sugar; spoon over top
  • of cheese. Microwave on high for 1 minute or until cheese is
  • softened. Toss apple or pear slices with pineapple juice. Serve with
  • cheese. Yield: 12-14 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 161 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 170 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer