Holiday Brie

Holiday Brie
Holiday Brie

Holiday Brie

  1. 1 Tbsp. butter or margarine

  2. 1 small Bosc pear

  3. 1 apricot, pit removed and chopped

  4. 1 tsp. fresh thyme, chopped

  5. 1 sprig fresh rosemary

  6. 1 Tbsp. honey

  7. 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar

  8. 2 Tbsp. dried cranberries, soaked in hot water for 5 min.

  9. 2 Tbsp. chopped pecans, lightly toasted

  10. 1 14-oz. Brie cheese round

  11. Parchment paper

  12. 2 Tbsp. Giant Eagle apricot preserves

  13. Crackers or bread slices

  14. Apricot slices (for garnish)

  15. Fresh cranberries (for garnish)

  16. Rosemary sprigs (for garnish)

Prep Time: 00:30

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Recipe Author: Giant Eagle
  1. Ingredients & Instructions
  2. Nutritional Information

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. butter or margarine
  • 1 small Bosc pear
  • 1 apricot, pit removed and chopped
  • 1 tsp. fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. dried cranberries, soaked in hot water for 5 min.
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped pecans, lightly toasted
  • 1 14-oz. Brie cheese round
  • Parchment paper
  • 2 Tbsp. Giant Eagle apricot preserves
  • Crackers or bread slices
  • Apricot slices (for garnish)
  • Fresh cranberries (for garnish)
  • Rosemary sprigs (for garnish)

Recipe Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Melt butter over medium heat. Add pear, apricot, thyme and rosemary, and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add honey, vinegar and cranberries, and cook 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat, discard rosemary and add pecans. Cut cheese in half horizontally. Place bottom layer on baking sheet lined with parchment. Spread preserves and spoon on pear mixture. Replace top layer and bake for 6-8 minutes or until cheese is softened. Garnish with apricot, cranberries and rosemary. Serve warm with crackers or crusty bread.

Serving per recipe:

8-10