Superfruit Baked Brie with Honey

Superfruit Baked Brie with Honey

Creamy brie is topped with a tart, mixed berry jam, wrapped in buttery puff pastry, and topped with honey before being baked to golden-brown, gooey perfection. The perfect easy party appetizer!

Hello! You may be wondering why I have gathered you all here today. Wondering why you're here, and why that girl in the super cute open-shoulder top is here (seriously grl where is that from?!), and you're definitely wondering why no one brought donuts.

That's Karen's fault. Karen, you fucked up.

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Anyway, I've gathered you all here today to change. your. life.

Big words? Yep. But I'm telling the truth, guys. I'm going to teach you how to take some cheese - a decidedly perfect food, all on its own - and make it better. All with only 4 ingredients and, like, 20 minutes.

Yes, I will be signing autographs after the show. No, I will not sign your FACE, Karen, what the hell are you thinking?!?!

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Last night, when I went to Trader Joe's to gather the ingredients for this recipe (and a few other Wednesday night essentials), I had a bit of an awkward run-in with the cashier. Let's call him Chadwick Nevins Hamilton III.

Chadwick: Wow, that sure is a lot of cheese and wine you have there! Are you throwing a party?
Me:
Chaddy Daddy:
Me:
Chaddy Daddy:
Me: 
Sure

Judge me all you want, CHADWICK, at least I have a name that doesn't sound like I own four Palomino horses and live in a castle and am the heir to the royal throne.

All of that sounds just terrible.

This picture is incredibly awkward.

This picture is incredibly awkward.

I am, however, GOING to a party! And, my mama taught me to always date men who make me laughnever tell dad anything bring something to the party so that the host owes me a favor down the line! Thanks Ma.

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If you bring this baked brie to a party, EVERYONE will want to be your friend. Everyone. And who doesn't love making new friends?!

Superfruit Baked Brie with Honey

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To make this dish, you will only need 4 ingredients!
- Brie (I used a triangle, but use whatever shape you want/is cheapest!)
- Jam of your choice (but, if you want to get yo' antioxidants on, I recommend this superfruit jam from Trader Joe's!)
- 1 package crescent dough
- Honey, for drizzling

First, you'll preheat your oven to 400F. Then, line a baking sheet with foil and SPRAY THE BEJEEZUS OUT OF IT. Seriously, I used like 4 cans of Pam and my baked brie STILL stuck. Hence the beautiful foil background in each of my pictures :)

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Next, roll out your crescent dough and strategize your plan of attack. How do you wrap a triangle of cheese using two long rectangles? Some ideas:
- Origami!
- Magic!!
- Buy MORE CRESCENT DOUGH!!!
- Cut the brie into a more manageable shape!

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As you can see above, I chose the last strategy, and it worked out great! Yay for little exclamation point shaped thingy of brie. Extra yay for the cheese scraps that I ate alongside red wine. So much cheese, so much happiness.

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Next up, you'll layer on the jam...

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...and then wrap your cheese up in the dough like a little brie-rrito. Try to cover it completely, so you don't lose any cheesy goodness! A drizzle of honey, and maybe a sprinkling of brown sugar, is the perfect finishing touch.

Pop your brie into the oven for 20-25 minutes, until gooey and golden brown and delicious, like so:

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Then, dig in! Preferably with crackers, but a fork or your mouth directly are also both acceptable. I mean... it's baked cheese. You really can't go wrong.

Make your mom proud, and bring this to a party. Trust me, you'll be the most popular person there!

XOXO,
Jesse