A classic cheese ball gets a classy updo as a brie en croute with fig and cherry jam! Best enjoyed with crackers or sliced apples and pears!
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Brie en Croute with Fig and Cherry Jam

A classic cheese ball gets a classy updo as a brie en croute with fig and cherry jam! Best enjoyed with crackers or sliced apples and pears!

Course Side
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6 people
Calories 184 kcal
Author ijustmakesandwiches

Ingredients

Baked Brie

  • 8 ounce brie wheel
  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • 1 each Egg beaten

Jam

  • 4 ounces dried cherries
  • 7 ounces dried figs stemmed and halved
  • 2 each bay leaves
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup Sugar

Instructions

  1. Roll puff pastry until a square shape is achieved. Place wheel of brie in the middle and measure how much will need to be trimmed from puff pastry to fit. Cut excess pastry. You should have a small square.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Brush the outside edges of the puff pastry with beaten egg and fold puff pastry over the brie, pressing edges together. Place wheel of brie into the fridge to rest for an hour so the puff pastry can firm up.
    A classic cheese ball gets a classy updo as a brie en croute with fig and cherry jam! Best enjoyed with crackers or sliced apples and pears!
  3. Combine fig and cherry jam ingredients together in a medium sized sauce pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until dried fruit have become plump. Puree jam in a food processor or blender until no big chunks are left.
    A classic cheese ball gets a classy updo as a brie en croute with fig and cherry jam! Best enjoyed with crackers or sliced apples and pears!
  4. Egg wash the outside of the wrapped brie and bake for 20 minutes.
  5. Top baked brie with jam and serve with pears, apples, and crackers.