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Try this elegant, sure-to-impress appetizer of puff pastry, Brie cheese, cranberry and toasted almonds at your next party.
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- 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon water
- 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed
- 1/2 cup whole berry cranberry sauce, mashed and divided
- 1/4 cup Fisher Dried Sweetened Cranberries, divided
- 1/2 cup Fisher Chef's Naturals Slivered Almonds, toasted and divided
- 1 (8 ounce) round brie cheese (about 4 inches in diameter)
- assorted cracker
- 1Preheat oven to 350°F Spread almonds in one layer on ungreased shallow baking pan. Bake for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden. Set aside.
- 2Reheat oven to 400°F.
- 3In small bowl whisk egg and water; set aside. Unfold pastry sheet on lightly floured surface into a 12-inch square. Cut off corners to make a circle.
- 4Spread cranberry sauce in center of circle the same size as Brie round. Top with 2 tablespoons each of cranberries and toasted almonds.
- 5Place Brie over mixture. Repeat layering with remaining cranberry sauce, cranberries and 2 tablespoons almonds.
- 6Brush edge of the circle with egg mixture. Fold pastry up over cheese to cover. Trim any excess pastry; press to seal. Brush seam with egg mixture. Place seam side up onto baking sheet.
- 7Brush with egg mixture; sprinkle with ¼ cup almonds that have been coarsely chopped.
- 8Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until cheese is soft and just begins to melt. Allow pastry to cool 30 minutes before serving. Serve with assorted crackers.
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Nutritional Facts for Cranberry & Toasted Almond Brie En Croute
Serving Size: 1 (84 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 8
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 299.1
- Calories from Fat 181
- Total Fat 20.1 g
- Saturated Fat 8.1 g
- Cholesterol 51.6 mg
- Sodium 269.0 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 20.7 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
- Sugars 6.9 g
- Protein 8.9 g
The following items or measurements are not included:
Fisher Dried Sweetened Cranberries
Fisher Chef's Naturals Slivered Almonds