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So Very Berry Brie

I needed to make something quick for a wine and cheese party, and had a bounty of berries on hand. My creation went great with all the wines and looked so much more impressive than the other plain cheeses! —Kristin Larson-Jantzi, Newton, Kansas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + standing Bake: 10 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries, thawed
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries, thawed
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen blackberries, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 round (8 ounces) Brie cheese, halved horizontally
  • Bagel and/or baked pita chips

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, heat sugar and water until sugar is dissolved. Add berries. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes. Combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth; gradually stir into the pan. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; let stand for 10 minutes.
  • Place bottom half of cheese in a small ungreased cast-iron or ovenproof skillet; pour 1/2 cup berry mixture over cheese. Top with remaining cheese and berry mixture.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 400° until cheese is softened, 8-10 minutes. Serve with chips.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 160 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 179mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

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