So Very Berry Brie Recipe
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So Very Berry Brie Recipe

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I needed to make something quick for a wine and cheese party, and had a bounty of berries on hand. My creation went great with all the wines and looked so much more impressive than the other plain cheeses! —Kristin Larson-Jantzi, Newton, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + standing Bake: 10 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + standing Bake: 10 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries, thawed
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries, thawed
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen blackberries, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 round (8 ounces) Brie cheese, halved horizontally
  • Bagel and/or baked pita chips

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without chips) equals 160 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 179 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, heat sugar and water until sugar is dissolved. Add berries. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes. Combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth; gradually stir into the pan. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; let stand for 10 minutes.
  2. Place bottom half of cheese in an ungreased ovenproof serving dish; pour 1/2 cup berry mixture over cheese. Top with remaining cheese and berry mixture.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 8-10 minutes or until cheese is softened. Serve with chips. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as So Very Berry Brie in Taste of Home August/September 2009, p17

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without chips) equals 160 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 179 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

This recipe pairs well with a medium white wine.

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Reviewed Aug. 9, 2012

I love brie and to those of you who asked about the rind, eat it! It has a mild salty taste which is perfect with the creamy part!

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Reviewed Nov. 5, 2011

This was so good. Everyone loved it and it was super easy.

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Reviewed Aug. 2, 2010

It looked fabulous and tasted delicious. I used fresh fruit instead of frozen and it made the dish seem much fresher!

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Reviewed Aug. 2, 2010

I think this recipe is great especially using a pastry shell around it.

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Reviewed Aug. 1, 2010

I used the frozen berry blend available at Costco and used Spenda granular in place of sugar...Very good!

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