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Brie in Puff Pastry

This rich stylish appetizer shared by field editor Marion Lowery of Medford, Oregon adds an elegant touch to any get-together.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1/4 cup apricot jam
  • 1 round (13.2 ounces) Brie cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • Apple slices

Directions

  • Roll puff pastry into a 14-in. square. Spread jam into a 4-1/2-in. circle in center of pastry; place cheese over jam. Fold pastry around cheese; trim excess dough. Pinch edges to seal. Place seam side down on ungreased baking sheet. Beat egg and water; brush over pastry.
  • Cut the trimmed pastry pieces into decorative shapes and place on top; brush with egg mixture if desired. Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. Serve warm with apple slices.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 ounce-weight: 272 calories, 17g fat (8g saturated fat), 59mg cholesterol, 326mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 10g protein.
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  • SuzanneWolf
    Nov 27, 2015

    Eat with a fork or light crackers. Very rich and delicious .

  • Grace1018
    Aug 10, 2014

    Fabulous!

  • tcrcintremont
    Nov 13, 2013

    I have used this recipe for many years! It pairs so well with entertaining and a glass of wine or a beer! It tastes better as the evening goes on and only adding more golden delicious apple slices is ALL you have to do! Fantastic appetizer!!

  • dmv60
    Dec 11, 2012

    Nothing beats this for presentation. Do take the time to arrange the scraps of dough into a bow or flower on top. Your guest will never know how easy it was to make!

  • nataliemd
    May 15, 2009

    This is my favorite way to prepare baked brie. I've tried several other recipe's but ultimately, I keep coming back to this one. I love the mild sweet flavor along with the savory cheese and puff pastry. I always receive great compliments when I prepare this for parties.