brie encroute with pecans and fruit

Jane Whittaker


I recently did a sammie with brie, pears and apricots and tried them with puff pastry and pecans, and it was a hit with my gang.


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4 or more
10 Min
20 Min


  • 1
    sheet puff pastry
  • 1
    round wheel bree
  • 1/2
    fresh ripe pear, or as i have used here fresh apple sliced
  • 2 Tbsp
    apricot preserves
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped pecans
  • ·
    dipping sauce
  • 1/4 c
    sweet thai chili sauce
  • 1/4 c
    apricot preserves or marmalade
  • 1 tsp
    siracha, more if you like more heat

How to Make brie encroute with pecans and fruit


  1. Thaw the puff pastry and roll out a little thinner.
  2. Cut the rind off the brie and set in the middle of the pastry
  3. Spread half the preserves over the brie, cut the pear thinly and arrange over the preserves.
  4. Spread rest of preserves over pears, sprinkle the pecans over the pears.
  5. Fold the pastry over the brie, and bake in a preheated 400° oven for 20 minutes or until golden
  6. Combine all dipping sauce ingredients and serve with the brie.

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About brie encroute with pecans and fruit

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: French
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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