Brie and Apricot Phyllo Bites

BRIE AND APRICOT PHYLLO BITES © copyright Marci Arthur

1 – 8-ounce round of Brie cheese, rind removed

2/3 cup apricot preserves

2 cups fresh or dried apricots, finely chopped

30 frozen phyllo shells

½ cup (1 stick) butter, melted

¼ to ½ sliced almonds, or to taste

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Cut the Brie into 30 – ½-inch cubes.
  3. Arrange phyllo shells on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper.
  4. Brush the phyllo with butter.  Bake for 5 minutes.  Remove from oven and allow to cool on baking sheets.
  5. Spoon 1 teaspoon of apricot preserves into each shell.  Place a piece of Brie in each shell.  Top with a small amount of the chopped apricots and sprinkle with the almonds.  Bake for 5 to 10 minutes Or until Brie is melted and beginning to brown.

Equipment needed:

Baking sheets covered with parchment paper

Sharp knife

Cutting board