Brie en Croute

Brie en Croute


"Watch this crowd-pleaser disappear at your next party: Creamy Brie topped with almonds and parsley oozes out of its flaky pastry crust. This elegant, sure-to-impress appetizer is made in minutes when you start with Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Sheets ."


2 h servings 494 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 494 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 25.8 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 48.6g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 13 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 67 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 692 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Thaw pastry sheet at room temperature 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Mix egg and water.
  2. Unfold pastry on lightly floured surface. Roll into 14-inch square. Cut off corners to make a circle. Sprinkle almonds and parsley in center of circle. Top with cheese. Brush edge of circle with egg mixture. Fold two opposite sides over cheese. Trim remaining two sides to 2 inches from edge of cheese. Fold these two sides onto the round. Press edges to seal. Place seam-side down on baking sheet. Decorate top with pastry scraps if desired. Brush with egg mixture.
  3. Bake 20 minutes or until golden. Let stand 1 hour. Serve with crackers.
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  1. 18 Ratings


This is one of the most elegant, and easy appetizers there is. I have been making this for years. I took a tip from someone else and before baking, put it wrapped well in foil and freezer bag ...

If nothing else, timing and presentation are worth 5 stars. However, if you believe you eat first with your eyes, then this is truly a remarkably delicious crowd pleaser. My daughter's neighborh...

Step #3 will clarify your confusion. This is baked in the oven for 20 minutes - then you let it stand for 1 hour before serving. That adds up to 1 Hr. & 20 min. before it would be ready to be ...

I have been making this for years and always spoon Apricot Preserves over the top when I first take it out of the oven and sprinkle chopped roasted pecans, diced dried cheries and apricot pieces...

I've been making this for over 10 years, and yes, it's always a hit! Because I like to have a table of several appertisers, I usually make this with the smaller triangle shaped Brie and using a ...

So easy & so delicious! Gorgeous presentation. I sued an 8oz brie, baked 25min and cooled 20 (per puff pastry site). Turned out perfect!

WOW- this was so elegant and delicious! I didn't have any leftover puff pastry, so I etched a design on top with a sharp knife and it still looked lovely. Thanks for a simple recipe that was a...

As stated, I did not fall in love with the recipe. I was not crazy about the parsley and almonds together with the brie. This said however, it is a tasty and easy appetizer that can be easily al...

Very good. I actually didn't have parsley, so used a small amount of fresh rosemary. My finished recipe didn't look like the one in the picture - and there was no mention on how they achieved ...