• Prep Time:
  • Cooking Time:
  • Serves: 12 Servings

Phyllo Wrapped Brie with Caramelized Onions

  • Recipe Submitted by on

Category: Appetizers, Dips

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tb Butter
  • 4 md Onions; cut in thin wedges,
  • -(2 cups)
  • 2 ts Sugar
  • 1/4 c Toasted hazelnuts OR
  • -walnuts; chopped
  • 8 Sheets phyllo dough;
  • -frozen,, thawed
  • 1/4 c Butter; melted
  • 2 4-1/2 oz. rounds Brie OR
  • -camembert cheese
  • 1/4 c Apricot jam
  • French bread baguette;
  • -sliced
  • Pear or apple wedges
  • Crackers


1. Melt the 1 tablespoon butter in a large saucepan. Add onion. Cover and
cook over medium low heat about 15 minutes or until onion is tender and
golden, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle sugar over onion. Cook, covered,
for 10 to 15 minutes more or until browned, stirring occasionally. Stir in
hazelnuts or walnuts. Cool.

2. Work with one sheet of phyllo at a time, keeping remaining sheets
covered with plastic wrap until needed. Lightly brush one sheet of phyllo
dough with some of the 1/4 cup melted butter. Place another sheet of phyllo
dough on top of the first sheet, and brush with butter. Repeat with two
more sheets of phyllo, brushing with butter. Cut a 12" circle from the
stack; discard trimmings.

3. Slice one round of Brie or camembert in half horizontally. Place bottom
half in center of phyllo stack. Spread with 1 tablespoon apricot jam; top
with 1/4 of the carmelized onion-hazelnut mixture. Top with other half of
Brie, 1 tablespoon jam and another 1/4 onion mixture. Wrap phyllo up and
over filling, pleating phyllo as needed to cover and slightly twisting
phyllo on top. Brush phyllo with butter. Repeat with remaining phyllo,
butter, brie, jam and onion mixture.

4. Place one wrapped brie round in an 8x8x2 inch baking pan or two rounds
in a 13x9x2 inch baking pan. Cover and chill up to 24 hours. Bake in a 400
degree oven about 20 minutes or until golden. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes.
Serve with bread, fruit wedges, or crackers. Makes 12 servings. Formatted
by Lynn Thomas. Source: Better Homes & Gardens Holiday Appetizers.

 Share this Recipe

Recipes by Course

Recipes by Main Ingredient

Recipes by Cuisine

Recipes by Preparation

Recipes by Occasion

Recipes by Dietary

Sign Up and Create a Cookbook Today!

Please Sign in to your Account or Sign up if you are new user.

Who loves our Healthy Recipes?