Cajun Baked Brie

"This is a spin on a recipe from RR for an easy baked brie to serve for any occasion - just with a lightly sweet and spicy twist for the spice lovers in your group! Try this for a Mardi Gras party, New Year's, Cinco di Mayo, sports parties, etc! You can get the jelly at Micks.com - they have the BEST pepper jellies on the planet - a tradition at Pike Place Market in Seattle!"
 
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Ready In:
25mins
Ingredients:
5
Serves:
8
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ingredients

  • 1 puff pastry sheet, 11 x 17 inches, defrosted
  • 5 inches brie round
  • 2 tablespoons mick's cranberry pepper jelly (Mick's Wine jellies are great too, Merlot, Cabernet and Chardonnay or try your local vineyard)
  • 14 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1 (8 ounce) box water crackers, Carr brand assorted are great
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directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Cut brie cheese in half across the middle horizontally and set top half aside.
  • Spread out the puff pastry sheet and roll it to an 1/8 of an inch thick.
  • Place the bottom half of the brie onto the puff pastry.
  • Smear the jelly on top.
  • Sprinkle the almonds all over jelly.
  • Place the top half of the brie back on the wheel.
  • Wrap dough up and over the top of the brie, beginning with the corners.
  • Carefully turn over the pastry covered wheel, smooth side up and place on baking sheet.
  • Sealed, wrapped edges should all be down on the baking tray.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Serve with assorted crackers.
  • Looks great garnished with a dollop of jelly, a pepper or champagne grapes when using a wine jelly in place of the pepper jelly!
  • Enjoy!

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Reviews

  1. Delicious! I ground about 3-4 ounces of andouille and added it to jelly
     
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