Baked Camembert


The next time you want to wow them at a party, bring out this creamy Camembert cheese baked with pears and cranberries in a pastry wrapping. Sound imp... See moreressive? It’s actually very easy to make. In this video, you’ll get step-by-step instructions for rolling and trimming a sheet of store-bought puff pastry to form the wrapping. A round of French Camembert cheese is sliced in half, placed on the pastry sheet, and filled with a simple mixture of sliced pears cooked quickly with dried cranberries in butter. Learn how to wrap and seal the cheese and fruit mixture, and get tips for decorating the top before you bake it to golden perfection. Serve warm with crackers and bread. Get great cheese appetizer recipes and for more inspiration, check out more holiday appetizer videos >>

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Oct 13, 2013 9:36 AM

I will make this with my homemade goat milk cheese--yum


Oct 23, 2012 11:18 AM

Here is the recipe: Camembert, Pears And Cranberries Pastry Recipe Summary Preparation Time10 Min Cooking Time25 Min Ready In35 Min Difficulty Level Easy Ingredients Frozen puff pastry sheet 1 Egg 1 Large Water 1 Teaspoon Pear 1 Large Butter 2 Tablespoon Firmly packed light brown sugar 3 Tablespoon Dried cranberries 2 Tablespoon Camembert cheese round 8 Ounce Directions 1. Thaw the puff pastry sheet at room temperature for 30 minutes. 2. Preheat the oven to 400 F 3. Combine the egg and water in a small bowl to create a wash and reserve. 4. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. 5. Add the pear slices and brown sugar and saute until lightly softened, about 5 minutes and stir in dried cranberries. 6. Remove from the heat and allow the fruit mixture to cool slightly. 7. Unfold the pastry sheet onto a lightly floured surface. Roll to about an 11-inch square and cut off the corners to make a circle. 8. Cut the Came


Feb 17, 2012 11:09 AM

Going to try making this with green apples instead of pears!

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