Baked Brie in Puff Pastry
1 round (13.2 ounces) Brie cheese
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed
1/4 cup apricot jam
1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
1 egg, lightly beaten
Slice Brie horizontally in half. Sprinkle one cut side of Brie with blue cheese; top with remaining Brie.
- On a lightly floured surface, roll out pastry into a 14-in. square. Cut off corners to make a circle. Spread jam to within 1 in. of pastry edge; sprinkle with nuts. Place Brie on top; fold pastry over the cheese and pinch edges to seal.
- Place seam side down on an ungreased baking sheet. Brush top and sides of pastry with egg. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from the baking sheet. Let stand for 1 hour before serving. Serve with crackers.
Yield: 10 servings.
Brie Puff Pastry Recipe photo by Taste of Home