Crescent Wrapped Brie

by Marla on December 13, 2013 · 31 comments

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Crescent Wrapped Brie | Holiday Appetizer | FamilyFreshCooking.com

Looking for a tempting appetizer to share with holiday guests or evening soirée? Awesome! This Crescent Wrapped Brie is decadence, mixed with elegance and lots of simplicity.

When things are easy this time of year it gives you more time to hit the slopes, shop for that perfect cocktail dress & write a letter to Santa…

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I was asked by Pillsbury to have fun with a few of their Hero Holiday Recipes. This Crescent Wrapped Brie caught my eye.

My kids had fun with the dough too!

Crescent Wrapped Brie | Holiday Appetizer | FamilyFreshCooking.com

Crescent Wrapped Brie | Holiday Appetizer | FamilyFreshCooking.com

I added some festive cutouts to make it give it more holiday flair.

Egg wash assures a crisp, golden brown crust.

Crescent Wrapped Brie | Holiday Appetizer | FamilyFreshCooking.com

Crescent Wrapped Brie | Holiday Appetizer | FamilyFreshCooking.com

To make it more colorful and festive I added ruby red dried cranberries and sparkly golden raisins.

I also drizzled pure maple syrup over the top.

Crescent Wrapped Brie | Holiday Appetizer | FamilyFreshCooking.com

The sweet, savory, salty, buttery & creamy flavors merge together perfectly. Your guests will grab this & it will be gone before you know it!

I even caught my husband nibbling on some for breakfast!

Crescent Wrapped Brie | Holiday Appetizer | FamilyFreshCooking.com

Enjoy! (This recipe will also be featured on Serious Eats in the Holiday Recipe Collection.)

Crescent Wrapped Brie | Holiday Appetizer | FamilyFreshCooking.com

Crescent Wrapped Brie

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 12 Servings

Crescent Wrapped Brie

Ingredients

Method

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F with the rack in the middle
  • Unroll dough; separate crosswise into 2 sections. Pat dough and firmly press perforations to seal, forming 2 squares. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough; cut crosswise into 2 rectangles. Pat dough to form 2 squares.
  • Place 1 square on ungreased cookie sheet. Place cheese on center of dough. Wrap it around cheese.
  • Place remaining square on top of cheese round. Press dough evenly around cheese; fold bottom edges over top edges. Gently stretch dough evenly around cheese; press to seal completely. Brush with beaten egg. Top with cutouts; brush with additional beaten egg.
  • Bake 20 to 24 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 15 minutes. Serve warm. Top with maple syrup, cranberries, raisins and walnuts.
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Disclosure: This Hero Recipe was in partnership with Pillsbury. All thoughts & opinions are my own.

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