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Cranberry Bacon Galette

Sweet, smoky, tangy, fresh…the flavors in this distinctive appetizer are sure to perk up taste buds for dinner. I sprinkle the warm squares with basil and add a dollop or two of a mascarpone cheese topping. —Merry Graham, Newhall, California
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    9 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 carton (8 ounces) mascarpone cheese
  • 1 tablespoon orange marmalade
  • 1 tablespoon jellied cranberry sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 3/4 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 3 tablespoons cranberry-tangerine juice
  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 5 cooked bacon strips, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°. For topping, in a small bowl, combine cheese, marmalade and cranberry sauce. Refrigerate until serving.
  • In a large skillet, cook sugar over medium-high heat 1-2 minutes or until it just begins to melt. Add onion; cook and stir 2 minutes longer.
  • Stir in cranberries, mushrooms, oil, lemon pepper, salt and paprika; cook and stir 2 minutes. Reduce heat. Stir in juice; cook and stir until mushrooms are tender, about 4 minutes.
  • On a parchment paper-lined baking sheet, unfold puff pastry sheet and form a 10-in. square, using a rolling pin if necessary. With a ruler, cut a 10x2-in. rectangle with a long sharp knife or pastry wheel. From the 10x2-in. strip, cut two 10x1/2-in. strips and two 7x1/2-in. strips. Remove and discard trimmings. Prick the remaining 10x8-in. pastry base all over with a fork. Brush water 1/2 in. around edges of pastry base. Place the 10x1/2-in. and 7x1/2-in. strips along edges to form sides. Press lightly.
  • Spread cranberry mixture to edges; sprinkle with bacon. Bake 18-22 minutes or until pastry is golden brown. Cool 10 minutes. Sprinkle with basil. Serve warm with topping.
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