Monday, 02 December 2013 13:12

Puff Pastry Baked Brie Bundles

 

Yields 16 bundles



2 sheets frozen puff pastry, thawed overnight
1 egg
1Tablespoon water

Filling
1 cup(8oz) soft brie cheese, without the rind
2/3 cup cranberry chutney, recipe follows
¼ cup toasted almond slices (optional)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Take each sheet of puff pastry and slice into 8 equally sized squares.
In a small bowl mix together egg and water to make an egg wash and set aside
Place a Tablespoon of brie and 2 teaspoons of chutney in the center of each square.  Place a few almond slices as well if desired.  Brush edges of each square with egg wash and fold each corner up into the center to close.
Place puff pastry bundles 2 inches apart on a parchment lined cookie sheet.  Brush outside of bundles with egg wash.  Bake in oven until a golden brown on the outside, approximately 15 minutes.
Serve warm with additional chutney if desired.

CRANBERRY CHUTNEY
1/2  cup dried or fresh cranberries
¼ cup white wine vinegar
2 Tablespoons fresh orange juice
1 Tablespooon orange zest
2 Tablespoons granulated sugar
1 Tablespoon crystallized ginger, chopped
1 apple, peeled and diced
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon salt
In a medium sized sauce pan, combine all ingredients and cook until apples are tender.  Adjust flavors to taste.

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