Total Time
25mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

An easy to prepare treat that has become a staple at our gatherings. For a finger-friendly treat, scoop small amounts of brie and cherry mixture into puff pastry shells. (Either purchased or homemade) Top with almonds. Makes 48 individual servings in the puff pastry shells.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 -8 ounces brie cheese (a round or wedge)
  • 1 cup cherry preserves
  • 14 cup brown sugar
  • 12 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Directions

  1. Remove wrapping from brie, and also the rind if desired.
  2. Place the brie inside an oven-safe casserole dish or serving platter that has been lightly greased. ( I use cooking spray).
  3. Toast the slivered almonds until golden brown and aromatic (350 degrees, ungreased pan, ten minutes OR add almonds to 1 T. butter and microwave for 4-5 minutes) Regardless of your method, stir them several times while toasting.
  4. Mix preserves and brown sugar. Pour over the brie.
  5. Top with toasted almonds.
  6. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 10-15 minutes, or until it starts to look gooey.
  7. Serve with toasted baguette slices, crackers or apple slices.