Brie with Almonds

Brie with Almonds

An ooey-gooey starter with just the right amount of warmth and spirit.

Prep Time

05

Minutes

Total Time

08

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

1
whole round Brie cheese (4 1/2 ounces)
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4
cup sliced almonds, toasted
1
tablespoon brandy, if desired
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired
Assorted crackers, if desired
  1. Set oven control to broil. Place cheese in ovenproof pie plate or pan. Broil cheese with top 3 to 4 inches from heat about 2 minutes 30 seconds or until soft and warm.
  2. Melt butter; stir in almonds and brandy. Pour over cheese. Garnish with parsley. Serve with crackers.

    Microwave Directions: Place cheese in microwavable plate or dish. Microwave uncovered on Medium (50%) 2 to 3 minutes or just until soft and warm. Place butter in 1-cup microwavable measuring cup. Microwave butter uncovered on High about 1 minute or until melted; stir in almonds and brandy. Pour over cheese.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Serve With
In addition to the crackers, serve Brie with thinly sliced apples or pears.
Special Touch
Looking for an herb beyond parsley? Spark up this hot appetizer with sprigs of hardy herbs such as rosemary and thyme.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 90
    • (Calories from Fat 70 ),
  • Total Fat 8 g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 g,),
  • Cholesterol 20 mg;
  • Sodium 150 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 1 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 4 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.