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Brie with Almonds

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Brie with Almonds
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 8 min
  • Servings 8
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An ooey-gooey starter with just the right amount of warmth and spirit.
Updated Aug 25, 2017

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    In addition to the crackers, serve Brie with thinly sliced apples or pears.
  • tip 2
    Looking for an herb beyond parsley? Spark up this hot appetizer with sprigs of hardy herbs such as rosemary and thyme.

Nutrition

90 Calories, 8 g Total Fat, 4 g Protein, 1 g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8 g
Saturated Fat
4 g
Cholesterol
20 mg
Sodium
150 mg
Potassium
50 mg
Total Carbohydrate
1 g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
4 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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