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Easy Entertaining~ Baked Brie

I apologize in advance to anyone who will not be able to stop eating this appetizer.
It really is with the best intentions that I share
this amazing deliciousness with you.

pastry wrapped baked brie


It is easy to make. 
Gorgeous for presentation
 and can we talk about how it tastes?





I know it is going to mean an extra half hour jogging on the trail.
But I can't stop myself and it is worth it.

Brie on pedestal


Brie cheese
topped with raspberry preserves
and wrapped in pastry dough.

Just hand it over and no one will get hurt.
;)
Baked brie warmed

This is one of those things that once you make you will
wonder why you never made it before.
We used to love to pick up Brie en Brioche at the market.
Topped with fig and walnuts it was an obsession when warmed up
and that ooey gooey brie was sliced into.

This recipe is similar- but a ton easier than baking bread-
and even better- it is literally a 20 minute start to finish.

Make it, pop it in the oven-
 go do your hair and change your outfit three times-
then take it out of the oven, serve and enjoy.
It is perfect for New Years Eve or any time you have a get together.
The only thing- you may need to make more than one.
I made this for Christmas Eve snacking
and literally got one tiny nibble
before everyone jumped in and finished it up.

Here is how to do it:
(recipe adapted from Food.com)

Baked brie wrapped in pastry dough

Ingredients:

1 sheet from package of frozen puff pastry, thawed (there are 2 sheets
1 (8 ounce) brie cheese round
1⁄4 cup raspberry preserves or your favorite preserves will do
Egg for brushing on top

How to:
Preheat oven to 425 and  lightly grease your cookie sheet.
Trust me- you don't want to skip that step unless you don't mind serving
this on the cookie sheet or foil.

Place pastry dough on sheet
 and unfold and then put the brie cheese in the center of the dough.

Spoon several tablespoons of preserves on top of the brie
and then wrap the pastry dough  around the cheese
one side at a time.

baked brie in pastry with raspberries

 Brush with beaten egg on the top 

Baked brie in pastry wrapped up

And bake for around 20 minutes 

Baked brie in pastry on pedestal

 or until golden brown
or until you can't stand it any longer.

Baked brie in pastry

and then let cool for five minutes before serving for the best results.

Baked brie wrapped in pastry

Then slice and enjoy!

Baked brie wrapped in pastry served with knife

Again.. and again.. and again...
:)

See you tomorrow for a table setting inspiration for New Years Eve.







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6 comments

  1. That looks amazing!!! I am taking this to my NYE party :]

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  2. Gorgeous close ups and that pastry looks extremely enticing!

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  3. OH MY! GORGEOUS! I'm definitely trying this and passing this recipe along to my sister! Its beautiful and looks yummy.

    Thank You for the recipe. Wishing you and yours the happiest new year.

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  4. I have used crescent dinner rolls and equally delicious! I will try puff pastry next!!

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  5. I have made this with apricot jam and toasted pecans - delicious as well! Love your pictures! Happy New Year!

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  6. That looks AHMAZING! Yumm and so versatile too :)

    Thanks for sharing!

    Lauren Baxter | Lovely Decor
    www.lovelydecor.co
    xx

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