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Baked Brie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Judith Brown
Added: Thursday, April 2, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. pecan halves
3/4 c packed dark-brown sugar
All-purpose flour, for dusting
2 standard pkgs (17 1/4 oz) frozen puff pastry,
thawed
1 wheel (2.2 pounds) Brie
1 large egg yolk
2 T. heavy cream

Directions:
Directions:
In a med. bowl, combine pecans and sugar, using your fingertips to thoroughly mix; set aside. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.

Lightly dust work surface w/ flour. Place two sheets (one box) of puff pastry on the work surface one on top of the other. Using a rolling pin, adhere the two pieces of the puff pastry together. Continue rolling puff pastry until it is very thin, slightly less than 1/8" thick. Using a pastry wheel or a sharp knife, cut the puff pastry into a 13" round, reserving scraps for decorating.

Place the Brie in the center of the puff pastry. Top the Brie with pecan mixture, spreading to within 1/2 " of the edge of the cheese. Be sure to remove any sugar or nuts from the puff pastry, as they may cause holes to form during baking. Fold puff pastry up and over Brie to enclose. The center of the Brie will not be completely covered with pastry. Transfer to prepared baking sheet.

Lightly dust work surface with flour. Repeat rolling and cutting process with remaining two sheets of puff pastry. Drape pastry over the Brie, tucking the edges under to enclose.

In a small bowl, combine egg yoke and cream to make an egg wash. Cut reserved scraps of puff pastry into decorative shapes. Using a pastry brush, gently brush the decorative shapes with the egg wash, and adhere to wrapped Brie. Brush the wrapped Brie evenly with the egg wash. Transfer to refrigerator and chill for at least 30 min and up to overnight.

Preheat oven to 400. Bake Brie until golden brown and puffed, about 30 min. Reduce oven tem to 350 and bake until dark golden brown, 25-35 min. more.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I serve this dish at every party that I host! Katie insists that I make 2!!

 

 

 

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