Holiday Fig and Brie in Puff Pastry

2/3 cup coarsely chopped walnuts

1 Sheet of frozen puff pastry, thawed as label directs

1 wheel of Brie cheese (15-16 oz.)

1 large egg, yolk only.

2 tablespoons of heavy cream.

1 16.0z. jar of Dalby Farm Fig Preserves

Figs are known to be a traditional holiday fruit. Our Holiday Fig and Brie in Puff Pastry recipe, is a holiday must and once you taste it, is sure to become a part of your traditional holiday foods. To make fig and brie puff pastry, line rimmed baking pan with non-stick foil or parchment paper. Lightly flour work surface; unfold puff pastry sheet on floured surface. With rolling pin, roll out pastry into a 12 inch square. Spread walnuts onto center of pastry sheet; next spoon out fig preserves and spread it to about a 5 inch circle. Place cheese wheel on top of nuts and preserves; fold pastry up and over cheese to enclose the wheel.
Flip over and place cheese wheel, seam side down, on prepared rimmed baking pan. In a small bowl, whisk egg yolk and 2 tablespoons of cream. With a small brush, evenly brush pastry with egg mixture. Freeze for 30 minutes.

Preheat oven to 425 degrees, bake brie 25-30 minutes or until pastry is golden brown. et stand 15 minutes before serving. Serve with crackers, apple and pear slices or even veggies! A jolly nibble indeed!


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