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Brie Cheese Appetizer

"A light, fluffy puff pastry is filled with melted Brie cheese and hot fruit preserves. If you do not want a sweet wheel, you may substitute herbed cheese spread for the preserves. Baking times are the same for the substitution."
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40 m servings 286 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Calories:
  • 286 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 19.5 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.1g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 8.6 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 28 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 264 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a cookie sheet.
  2. Slice one wheel of Brie cheese in half so you have 2 circles of cheese. Spread apricot or peach preserves on (the cut side) half of one circle of brie. Make sandwich out of the two halves of Brie, so that the preserves are in the center of both halves. Wrap the entire wheel of Brie with one sheet of puffed pastry and flip the entire concoction onto the prepared cooking sheet so the seam is on bottom. Brush the puffed pastry with the egg white.
  3. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the pastry in golden brown. Serve immediately.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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  1. 333 Ratings

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This is always a hit!! I use a can of crescent rolls - it's definitely the best way - just roll out the rolls - & follow the rest of the recipe - wrap the dough to cover the cheese & bake. its a...

Most helpful critical review

Very odd consistency...I liked it but most people who tried it did not like it at all.

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This is always a hit!! I use a can of crescent rolls - it's definitely the best way - just roll out the rolls - & follow the rest of the recipe - wrap the dough to cover the cheese & bake. its a...

This is SO easy to prepare, but it looks impressive and tastes divine! Everybody will love it -- and you, for bringing it. A few changes: CHEESE - I always use brie wedges because they're more r...

Everyone raved about this! I cut my brie in half and placed the preserves on the cut side. I made one with peach preserves, and one with 1/4 cup walnuts toasted in a tablespoon of butter and a t...

Loved, loved, loved this simple and elegant recipe! I actually used a 13 oz round of brie, and had plenty of pastry to cover. I was a little concerned about cutting the soft cheese in half, so...

This is by far the best appetizer recipe I've ever made and it turned out perfect! I made this for our wine club and people raved about it. I used a 19 oz. wheel of Bire and 6 Tbl preserves. ...

I made this for Christmas Eve. I used philo dough because that is what I accidentally bought instead of puffed pastry. I used 7 sheets and brushed each sheet VERY LIGHTLY with melted butter. ...

This is a very good brie recipe. Some advice, make sure you bake it on a pan that has sides, so that if the pastry brakes open, the oils from the cheese don't melt all over your oven (speaking ...

Very good idea with the perserves we used a sugar free strawberry from Polaner. We generally make brie and serve an adriatc fig spread on the side so this was a nice deviation from the normal. ...

This is incredible. I used a generous amount of preserves, added blanched almonds and substituted crescent roll dough for the puff pastry. My family and friends loved it. As a matter of fact,...