Baked Brie

A gooey Brie in cream-cheese pastry that’s sure to impress your guests.

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  • 1/4 cup butter (no substitutes), softened
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese softened
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 round (8 ounces) Brie
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • Assorted crackers and fresh fruit

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[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter, cream cheese and flour on low speed until mixture forms a ball. Divide in half and wrap each portion in plastic wrap; refrigerate for 30 minutes.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]On a lightly floured surface, roll out each portion into a 7-inch circle about 1/8 inch thick. Place one circle on an ungreased baking sheet. Place Brie on pastry and top with remaining pastry circle; pinch edges to seal. Flute bottom edge if desired.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In a small bowl, beat egg and water; brush over top and sides of pastry. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from the baking sheets. Let stand for 30 minutes before serving. Serve with crackers and fruit.[/step-item]

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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