Brie Bites

Hubby and I were going to a wine and cheese party. I wanted to bring an appetizer that fit the theme. I just kind of threw these together and they were quite tasty!

Brie Bites (by ME!)
60 pre-made phyllo cups (4 packages)
15 oz Brie wheel - or spreadable Brie – see note below
topping choices:
Brown sugar
Dried cranberries
Toasted almonds
Fruit preserves

Cut the white casing off the Brie. I like to freeze the Brie for about 20 minutes to make this task easier. Cut Brie into 60 pieces (about 1-inch squares). NOTE: I made these more recently (11/29/08) and used the spreadable Brie that you can find right next to the regular Brie. It has no rind, so you can just scoop it into the cups. This was SO MUCH easier than cutting off the rind. It also melted a lot better and had a better texture because of it. I highly recommend doing it this way.

Put one piece of Brie into each phyllo cup. Bake for about 7 minutes at 350.

Top with either 1 tsp of fruit preserves or 1/2 tsp brown sugar and a couple almonds and a couple dried cranberries. Cook again for a few minutes to melt the preserves/sugar.

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5 Responses to “Brie Bites”

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    MrsPresley — December 18, 2007 at 3:13 am

    i love brie with fruit preserves! what a great appetizer idea :)

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    Dori — December 18, 2007 at 3:31 am

    i’m so stealing this idea for my next party!

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    Katie — December 18, 2007 at 12:08 pm

    What a fabulous idea! A large wheel of brie can be so messy. These are just perfect! LOVE IT!

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    BMK — December 18, 2007 at 1:56 pm

    These look really great. I love the idea of the mini bites. So much easier to serve.

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    gaga — December 7, 2008 at 6:17 pm

    Yum, yours look much better than mine. Maybe I will try again next time with premade cups. Thanks for sharing it with me.

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