Brie en croute with Caramel and Walnuts

colleen gilbert

By
@coren

sounds dificult, but so easy and people will be impressed


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Serves:

8-10

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 pkg
frozen puff pastry - thawed. a little flour for dusting
1
8-oz round of brie cheese - cut in two to make a top and bottom round
1/4 c
light brown sugar
1/4 c
chopped walnuts or pecans
1
egg beaten with 1 tbls of water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
2
Unfold pastry onto lightly floured surface.
3
Using a lightly floured rolling pin, roll the dough out slightly to smooth folds.
4
Place bottom half of brie - cut side up - in center of pastry.
5
Gently pack sugar on top of brie and arrange nuts on top of sugar.
6
Top with remaining half- cut side down.
7
Trim pastry so there is only a 2" border around the brie. Reserve extra for decoration.
8
Brush edges of pastry with egg wash and fold pastry around brie. Place brie - seam side down, onto baking sheet.
9
Bake for 20 minutes at 400 degrees or til' pastry is golden. Allow brie to stand for 3mn. before serving with pear slices and/or assorted crackers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy