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Baked Brie in a Golden Crust

No recipe image available.Always a party favorite, warm soft Brie oozing from a crisp, golden pastry crust.

Recipe Ingredients:

Pastry dough for (9-inch) single crust pie*
1 (8-ounce) wheel chilled, ripe Wisconsin Brie cheese
1 large egg, beaten
1 tablespoon snipped chives or thinly sliced green onion

Cooking Directions:

  1. Roll out pastry dough 1/8-inch thick. Cut out two circles, 7 and 3-inches in diameter.
  2. Set cheese in middle of 7-inch circle. Wrap and pleat pastry snugly up over side of cheese. Brush top edge with egg.
  3. Top exposed cheese with chives.
  4. Place 3-inch pastry circle on top of cheese; press to seal completely.
  5. Brush entire surface with egg. Press small decorative cutouts of dough on top of cheese, if desired. Brush again with egg.
  6. Place on baking sheet.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven at 400°F (205°C) for about 20 minutes until pastry is crisp and golden. Remove to wire rack and cool about 15 minutes.
  8. Cut into wedges to serve.

Makes 6 servings.

*Use store bought ready-to-use, or homemade pastry using your favorite recipe, or ours: Basic Pie Crust 101.

Recipe provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.