Caramel Apple Baked Brie

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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