Caramel Apple Baked Brie

Impressive but easy! This fruit- and nut-filled cheese stack will wow your guests.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

1
tablespoon butter
1/2
cup chopped peeled firm apple (Braeburn, Gala or Granny Smith)
1/4
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons chopped shelled pistachios or pecans
2
tablespoons brandy or apple juice
1
round (8 oz) Brie cheese
Baguette French bread slices, assorted crackers or fresh apple slices

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 8-inch skillet, melt butter over low heat. Add apple, cranberries, brown sugar, pistachios and brandy; cook 3 minutes or just until apples are tender, stirring frequently.
  • 2 Cut Brie round in half horizontally; place bottom half in ungreased 9-inch pie pan. Spoon half of fruit mixture over cheese; place top half of cheese over fruit. Top with remaining fruit mixture. Secure with 3 toothpicks.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until cheese is soft. With broad spatula, slide Brie from pie pan onto serving platter. Spoon any syrup and fruit from pan over top. Serve warm with baguette bread slices.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 8-inch skillet, melt butter over low heat. Add apple, cranberries, brown sugar, pistachios and brandy; cook 3 minutes or just until apples are tender, stirring frequently.
  • 2 Cut Brie round in half horizontally; place bottom half in ungreased 9-inch pie pan. Spoon half of fruit mixture over cheese; place top half of cheese over fruit. Top with remaining fruit mixture. Secure with 3 toothpicks.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until cheese is soft. With broad spatula, slide Brie from pie pan onto serving platter. Spoon any syrup and fruit from pan over top. Serve warm with baguette bread slices.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Mix the apple topping ahead of time; cover and refrigerate it. Fill and top the cheese just before baking.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
300mg
300%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.