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Baked Brie En Croute with Apple Chutney and Sun Dried Cranberries

Date Added: Nov 25, 2011 American Appetizers
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Prep Time

30 mins

Cook Time

15 mins

Ready In

45 mins

Serving

12

*to adjust serving size click on "serving box".

Description

A perfect appetizer for any holiday or special occasion. Baked Brie wrapped in pastry dough with apple compote and sun dried cranberries. You will be surprised at how easy this is to make!


Ingredients

  •  As Needed Apple Chutney
  • 1
  • 1  Each Whole Wheel of Brie
  • 2
  •  As Needed Flour
  • 3
  • 2  Each Pastry Dough Sheets
  • 4
  • 1  Cup(s) Sun Dried Cranberries
  • 5
  • 1/2  Cup(s) Egg Wash
  • 6
  •  As Needed Red Grapes (for garnish)
  • 7

Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees
    2. Place 1 sheet of pastry dough on a floured, clean surface
    3. Using a floured rolling pin, flatten pastry dough and roll out into a square shape
    4. Brush off extra flour with a dry towel
    5. Take the wheel of brie and place in center of dough
    6. Draw a circle around brie with egg wash
    7. Remove brie from dough
    8. Evenly lay the apple chutney into egg wash "circle" and flatten
    9. Add cranberries over apple chutney
    10. Place brie right on top of chutney
    11. Brush egg wash over top of brie
    12. Cut a bit of excess dough over corners, make a small slice down center of each corner
    13. Take corners of dough and wrap tightly around brie
    14. Gently take top of brie and turn it over
    15. Place brie on a parchment covered sheet pan
    16. Shape brie with hands, wipe off excess flour with towel
    17. Take other piece of pastry and cut into 1/2" long strips
    18. Brush egg wash over entire brie
    19. Place 5 strips of dough evenly over top of brie
    20. Layer next 5 strips in a basket weave (see video on how)
    21. Cut off hanging edges of dough
    22. Press down edges and shape brie
    23. Brush egg wash over entire top and sides of brie again
    24. Refrigerate for 15 minutes
    25. Bake in oven for 15 minutes or until golden brown
    26. Let sit for 20 minutes before serving
    27. Serve with water crackers and garnish with red grapes
    28. Enjoy!

    Apple Chutney

    Ingredients

  • 6 Table Spoon(s) Butter, unsalted
  • 3 Each Granny Smith Apples, peeled, sliced
  • 4 Table Spoon(s) White Sugar
  • 4 Table Spoon(s) Brown Sugar
  • ¼ Tea Spoon(s) Cinnamon
  • Directions

    1. Melt butter in a hot pan on medium heat
    2. Once butter is melted, add apples
    3. Add sugar and cinnamon
    4. Stir to combine
    5. Let mixture cook on medium high heat for approximately 30 minutes
    6. Mixture should be caramelized and soft
    7. Remove and let cool

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