Elegant Brie Recipe
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Elegant Brie Recipe

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My mother-in-law introduced me to a wonderful Brie quesadilla that I wanted to re-create for a party. I didn't have all the ingredients and had a wheel of Brie instead of the creamed Brie she used. So, I pulled what I had on hand to create a dish similar in flavor. I added my own little twist, and now this has become a party favorite.—Sheri West, Surprise, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon Triple Sec or 1 teaspoon orange extract
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1 round (8 ounces) Brie cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Assorted crackers

Nutritional Facts

1 slice with about 4 teaspoons sauce (calculated without crackers) equals 298 calories, 18 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 337 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute onion in oil until softened. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350°. In a small bowl, combine the cranberry sauce, orange juice, Triple Sec and orange peel.
  3. Unroll crescent dough into one long rectangle; seal seams and perforations. Place on a greased baking sheet; place cheese in center of dough. Spoon onion and 1/2 cup cranberry mixture over the top; sprinkle with pecans. Fold dough over cheese and pinch edges to seal. Brush top and sides with egg. Cut slits in top.
  4. Bake 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Serve with crackers and remaining cranberry mixture. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Elegant Brie in The Taste of Home Cookbook 2011, p11

Nutritional Facts

1 slice with about 4 teaspoons sauce (calculated without crackers) equals 298 calories, 18 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 337 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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

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