Baked Brie in Puff Pastry

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  • Baked Brie in Puff Pastry is a classic appetizer that is effortless yet elegant and delicious. It’s made with just 3 ingredients in 5 minutes hands on time. It’s a memorable appetizer for holiday get togethers, celebrations and more. You can top Baked Brie with Jam and or nuts as well!
    Baked Brie is an entertaining classic. It's a beautiful crowd pleaser, especially for the holidays & prepared in just 5 minutes!
    Tis the season!  It seems there is never a shortage of holiday parties to attend, often where you are asked to bring an appetizer or side dish.  This Baked Brie in Puff Pastry is one of my favorites because it’s unbelievably delicious and SO simple!

    How to Make Baked Brie in Puff Pastry

    It’s always a crowd pleaser. Baked Brie in Puff Pastry is made with just 3 ingredients – brie, puff pastry and an egg! It takes just 5 minutes hands on time, then bake and allow it to set 15 minutes before serving. It’s effortless, yet elegant!
    Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry + Brie Wheel = gourmet hors 'd oeuvres

    Baked Brie with Jam

    Even plain, it’s a beautiful (and delicious) hors ‘oeuvres, but you can take it up a notch by making Baked Brie with Jam! Use your favorite to make it out of this world.
    A few of my favorite jams to use with Baked Brie in Puff Pastry are onion jam, bacon jam, apricot, strawberry and orange! You can make it sweet or savory! Topping it with preserves adds a little added color, too!
    Classic crowd pleasing appetizer - baked brie, in just 5 minutes
    Baked Brie is an entertaining classic. It's a beautiful crowd pleaser, especially for the holidays & prepared in just 5 minutes!
    The first slice is always the best as you watch buttery brie pour out of the puff pastry shell.
    5 minute baked brie recipe

    What to Serve with Baked Brie in Puff Pastry

    It’s the perfect compliment to water crackers, apples (granny smith are my favorite), pears, toasted baguette, jam, honey, and nuts!
    Easy Baked Brie recipe in just 5 minutes hands on time. Always a favorite!
    Yes, it’s as good as it looks!
    Baked Brie is an entertaining classic. It's a beautiful crowd pleaser, especially for the holidays & prepared in just 5 minutes!
    If you really want to make it feel festive, you can make a Brie Wreath!
    This crowd pleaser is one of the easiest hors d’oeuvres I make that serves 15. Don’t forget to rate this recipe in the comments below!

    Baked Brie in Puff Pastry

    Baked Brie in Puff Pastry is a classic appetizer that is effortless yet elegant and delicious. It's made with just 3 ingredients in 5 minutes hands on time. It's a memorable appetizer for holiday get togethers, celebrations and more. You can top Baked Brie with Jam and or nuts as well!
    Course Appetizer
    Cuisine American
    Keyword appetizer, christmas, easy appetizer, easy recipe, puff pastry
    Prep Time 5 minutes
    Cook Time 25 minutes
    Total Time 30 minutes
    Servings 15
    Author Julie Blanner

    Ingredients

    • 1 puff pastry sheet thawed 20 minutes
    • 16 oz brie
    • 1 egg
    • 1 Tbsp water

    Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
    2. Unfold pastry on floured surface & roll to approximately 14", using flour as needed.
    3. Place cheese in the center of the puff pastry & fold it over the cheese to cover it, trimming excess & tucking as needed.
    4. Beat egg & water in small dish. Brush pastry with the mixture to coat. Bake 25 minutes or until golden.
    5. Allow to stand 10 minutes before serving.

    Recipe Notes

    Serves 15. Note: I leave the rind on the Brie. It helps it hold it's shape and adds incredible flavor. 

    I updated photos 11/20/14. For the sake of transparency, I’m still including this original. 🙂
    Easy Baked Brie - this crowd pleasing appetizer serves 15! www.julieblanner.com
    Don’t miss my summer version of this favorite!
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