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Brie En Croute Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cathy Clement Pouliot
Added: Sunday, September 3, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 sheet of frozen puff pastry
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1/2 cup pecans; chopped
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 8 oz. wheel brie
1/4 cup sugar
1 egg, beaten
Crackers and fruit for serving

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375 .

Defrost pastry for about 15 minutes and unfold.

In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Saute the pecans in the butter until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Add the cinnamon and stir until walnuts are coated well. Place the pecan mixture on top of the brie and sprinkle the brown sugar over the mixture. Lay the pastry out on a flat surface. Place the brie in the center of the pastry. Gather up the edges of the brie, pressing around the brie and gather at the top. Gently squeeze together the excess dough and tie together with a peice of kitchen twine. Brush the beaten egg over the top and side of the brie. Place brie on a cookie sheet and bake for 20 minutes until the pastry is golden brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Great flavor and always a hit!

 

 

 

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