Warm Brie Jack-o'-Lantern

Have fun carving this almost-instant appetizer, made with creamy baked brie and dabs of apricot jam.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

1
round (8 oz) Brie cheese
1
tablespoon plus 1/2 cup apricot spreadable fruit
2
medium apples, cored and cut into 12 slices each
24
round buttery crackers (about 3.5 oz)

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line small cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper or foil. With small knife, carefully cut jack-o'-lantern face in top of Brie, gently removing white outer crust and some of the cheese from under the cuts to reveal the face.
  • 2 Using small spoon, spoon 1 tablespoon apricot spreadable fruit into cutouts of face. Place Brie on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until sides feel soft and Brie is warm. Serve with remaining 1/2 cup apricot spreadable fruit, apples and crackers.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line small cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper or foil. With small knife, carefully cut jack-o'-lantern face in top of Brie, gently removing white outer crust and some of the cheese from under the cuts to reveal the face.
  • 2 Using small spoon, spoon 1 tablespoon apricot spreadable fruit into cutouts of face. Place Brie on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until sides feel soft and Brie is warm. Serve with remaining 1/2 cup apricot spreadable fruit, apples and crackers.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

We suggest serving this dip with apple slices, but it tastes great with pear slices, too.

Brie is a soft, rich and buttery cheese with an edible white coating or rind. When heated, it becomes very soft and spreadable.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.