Mini Pear Brie Bites

What a pair! Brie cheese chunks and chopped pears cozy up with sweetness and spice in these out-of-this-world party pleasers.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
1
pear, peeled, finely chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne), if desired
1
tablespoon honey
1
round (8 oz) Brie cheese, rind removed, cut into 24 (1/2-inch) chunks
1/3
cup finely chopped pecans

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Grease or spray 24 mini muffin cups. Unroll dough on work surface; press into 12x8-inch rectangle. Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows to make 24 squares. Gently press squares into mini muffin cups (dough will not completely cover inside of cup; do not press too much).
  • 2 In small bowl, mix pear, brown sugar, red pepper and honey. Place 1 cheese chunk in each cup. Top with 1 heaping teaspoon pear mixture. Sprinkle with pecans.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until edges are deep golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove from muffin pans. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Grease or spray 24 mini muffin cups. Unroll dough on work surface; press into 12x8-inch rectangle. Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows to make 24 squares. Gently press squares into mini muffin cups (dough will not completely cover inside of cup; do not press too much).
  • 2 In small bowl, mix pear, brown sugar, red pepper and honey. Place 1 cheese chunk in each cup. Top with 1 heaping teaspoon pear mixture. Sprinkle with pecans.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until edges are deep golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove from muffin pans. Serve warm.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Serve these bites warm, right out of the oven, while the Brie cheese is soft.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
135mg
135%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.