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CALIFORNIA DRIED PLUM & GRANOLA NAPOLEON OVER SOFT RIPENED BRIE

Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook/Bake Time: 5 Minutes
Servings: 16

Ingredients
• 1 wheel (16 oz) Brie cheese (or two 8-ounce wheels)
• 1 cup (about 6 oz) coarsely chopped dried plums, divided
• 1/3 cup chopped almonds, toasted
• 1/3 cup whipped cream cheese, softened
• 1/3 cup plain granola, lightly crushed
• 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint leaves, divided
• 1/3 cup apricot preserves


Preparation
Using serrated (bread) knife, cut Brie horizontally in half.

Place bottom half of Brie, cut side up, on serving platter; set aside.

In large bowl, combine 2/3 cup of the dried plums, almonds, cream cheese, granola and 1 tablespoon of the mint; mix until blended.

Spread onto bottom half of Brie; top with remaining half of Brie, cut side down.

In small saucepan, combine preserves and remaining dried plums.

Heat over low heat until preserves are melted, stirring frequently.

Spread over top of Brie; sprinkle with remaining mint.

To serve, cut Brie into wedges.
Serve with crackers, sliced baguette or thin apple wedges.

Note: Brie can also be warmed slightly before serving. Heat in 250°F oven for 5 to 10 minutes.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories  187 
Cholesterol  34mg 
% of Calories from Fat  57% 
Fat  12g 
Sodium  198mg 
Carbohydrates  13g 
Protein  8g 
Fiber  2g 

California Dried Plum Board - www.californiadriedplums.org

 

 

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