Baked Brie En Route With Fig + Honey


1 (8-ounce) round Brie or Camembert cheese
1 sheet store bought puff pastry
10 dried figs, finely chopped
1 tablespoon local honey
1 egg, for egg wash
crackers, for serving


Using a paring knife, lightly score the very top rind of cheese in a crisscross pattern.
Place 1 sheet of store-bought puff pastry on a lightly floured work surface Set cheese in center of the pastry. Place the chopped figs evenly on top of the cheese and drizzle with the honey.
Using your hands, gently fold the dough up and over the top of the of cheese in a slight criss-cross pattern, pleating the sides as you go to enclose the entire cheese with the pastry. Press your hands gently around the cheese to make the dough stick to the cheese. Refrigerate for about 20 minutes or until needed
To serve: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
Place the brie en croute on the baking sheet and using a pastry brush, lightly brush the entire pastry with the egg wash. Place in the oven and bake, rotating halfway through, until the pastry is a nice golden brown color, about 30-35M.
Remove from the oven as serve immediately with your favorite crackers.


Baked brie en croute with fig and honey is a great prep-ahead, crowd-pleasing appetizer for Christmas.


Other Names:

baked brie, en croute, brie en croute


serves 8


Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - 2:01pm


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