Crescent Wrapped Cranberry and Brie

This golden-wrapped melt-in-your-mouth Brie reveals a ruby-red crunchy filling, an impressive addition to any gathering.

Yield

12 servings

Ingredients

1 (8 ounce) can Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 (8 ounce)
can Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough
sheet
1 (8 ounce) round Brie cheese
3 tablespoons whole berry cranberry sauce or cranberry chutney
1 tablespoon chopped pecans
1 egg, beaten
8 small seedless red or green grape clusters
1 pear, unpeeled, sliced
1 apple, unpeeled, sliced

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C). Spray baking sheet with cooking spray.

If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough; separate dough crosswise into 2 sections. Press dough to form 2 squares, firmly pressing perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough; cut crosswise into 2 sections. Press dough to form 2 squares.

Cut corners off both dough squares and reserve to use for cutouts. Place 1 dough round on baking sheet. Cut cheese crosswise into 2 equal layers. Place bottom half of cheese on center of dough circle on baking sheet. Spread cranberry sauce over cheese. Sprinkle with chopped pecans. Top with remaining cheese half. Bring dough up around side of cheese, pressing and pinching dough.

With small cookie or canapé cutter, cut shapes from reserved corners of dough; set aside. Place remaining dough on top of cheese round. Press dough evenly around side of cheese. Brush dough with beaten egg. Top with cutouts; brush with additional beaten egg.

Bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until deep golden brown. Cool 15 minutes before serving. To serve, place warm pastry-wrapped cheese on platter. Arrange fruit around cheese.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Bake Time: 30 minutes
Cool Time: 15 minutes

Nutritional Information

1 Serving (1 Serving): Calories 170 (Calories from Fat 90), Total Fat 10 g (Saturated Fat 5 g, Trans Fat 1 g), Cholesterol 35 mg; Sodium 270 mg; Total Carbohydrate 14 g (Dietary Fiber 1 g, Sugars 6 g), Protein 6 g; Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 1

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