Baklava Baked Brie

A golden crust envelopes spiced honey and walnuts atop a round of brie cheese in this Mediterranean-inspired appetizer recipe. From Stephanie Patsalis, Bake-Off® Monthly Challenge.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
1
round (8 oz) Brie cheese
2
tablespoons honey
1/4
cup finely chopped walnuts
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground cloves
1/4
teaspoon sugar
Sliced apples, crackers or pita bread, if desired
Additional honey for drizzling, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper, or spray with cooking spray.
  • 2 Unroll dough; cut crosswise into 2 sections. Press dough to form 2 squares. Cut corners off both dough squares; reserve for cutouts. Place 1 dough round on cookie sheet. Place cheese round in center of dough round on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Spread honey over top of cheese. In small bowl, mix walnuts, cinnamon, cloves and sugar. Sprinkle over honey.
  • 4 Bring dough up all around side of cheese, pressing and pinching dough. Place remaining dough round on top of cheese. Press dough evenly around side of cheese, pinching bottom edge to seal. With canapé cutters or knife, cut shapes from reserved corners of dough. Top cheese-wrapped dough with cutouts to create design.
  • 5 Bake 15 to 25 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan and place on serving platter. Serve with remaining ingredients as desired.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    160
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    4 1/2g,
    4 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    270mg
    270%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    12g
    12%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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