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.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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