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Baked Brie In Pastry
3/4 cup flour 1/4 cup butter, softened
3 oz. cream cheese (1 package softened) 8 oz. Brie (1 round)
1 egg 1 tsp. water
Apple slices crackers
In a large mixer bowl, combine flour, butter and cream cheese. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture forms a dough, 2 to 3 minutes, shape into a ball. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap. refridgerate 30 to 60 minutes. Heat oven to 400 degrees.
Divide pastry in half. On lightly floured surface, roll out each half. Place one circle on cookie sheet. Place Brie cheese on center of pastry circle and top with other pastry circle. Pinch edges of pastry to seal. Flute edges as desired. Decorate top with pastry cut-outs. In small bowl beat egg with water. Brush over top and sides of pastry. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet immeadiately. Let stand 30 minutes to allow cheese to set. Cut into small wedges and serve with apple slices and crackers. Makes 8 servings.