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Brie with Almonds

Brie with Almonds
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 8 min
  • Servings 8

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

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

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

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

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
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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