Beautiful party appetizer – no work at all!

CARAMEL PECAN BRIE

For your Holiday parties, or when you want to feel a little more up-scale watching the game – this quick appetizer is easy and impressive.

I’ve used it with Cinnamon Bliss and it’s wonderful…if you have that, it will be truly sugar free.  If not, the Whey Low Gold, and my caramel sauce will still put this in your ‘favorites’ files.

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One 7-ounce wheel Brie cheese

2/3 cup my Caramel Sauce OR Cinnamon Bliss

2/3 cup chopped pecans, or any nuts you prefer

Assorted fruit (grapes, sliced apples or pears) and crackers

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Remove rind from Brie, if desired. Cut into wedges and arrange on a plate.

IF USING my Caramel Sauce previously-made:  in a small saucepan add nuts to sauce and bring to a boil.  Boil for 30 seconds and allow to cool slightly.  Microwave the Brie 30-45 seconds – just until it starts to melt.  Spoon over warmed Brie and serve.  (If making the sauce at the same time, measure out 2/3 cup to a small saucepan and add the nuts.  Bring to a boil and boil 30 seconds.  Cool slightly.  Pour sauce over warm Brie and serve.)

IF USING Cinnamon Bliss, in a small saucepan add nuts and bring to boil over medium-high heat and boil for 2 1/2 minutes, stirring constantly. Set aside to cool slightly. Microwave Brie for about 35-40 seconds or until just starting to melt. Spoon sauce mixture over cheese. Serve with fruits. Makes 8 servings.

Per Serving: Calories 130; Protein 6 g; Fat 13 g; Carbs 6 g; Sugar 1 g; Sodium 156 mg

 

 

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4 Comments Add yours

  1. CaSaundra says:

    Oh yum–my family would looove this, and so would I!

  2. Kevin says:

    That looks so good! Creamy cheese with sweet caramel coated nuts…mmm…

  3. Krys says:

    I made this for my kids this morning, with their breakfast burritos. The “kids” are 21 at the youngest, 27 at the oldest. The crackers were left on the plate, but the Brie and the apple slices are a distant memory. Very tasty, thank you again!

  4. Tammy says:

    I made this last night and lost all sense of my self control. (And my scale let me know it this morning, too!) This is truly fantastic, but I’ll have to make it for friends next time instead of trying to eat it all myself!

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