Cherry Pecan Brie Bites

Brie cheese topped with pecans, cherries and a splash of cherry vodka all nestled in a rich Graham cracker phyllo shell. Savor the crunch!

Cherry Pecan Brie Bites

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried cherries, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup cherry vodka*
  • 2 (8 ounce) rounds brie cheese
  • 2 (15 count) packages AthensĀ® Graham Cracker Phyllo Shells

* Cherry or cranberry juice may be used in place of vodka for a non-alcoholic version.

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a small bowl, combine cherries, pecans, brown sugar and cherry vodka. Set aside for at least 15 minutes for the vodka to rehydrate the cherries.
  3. Cut brie into 30 approximately 1 1/4-inch cubes. Place one piece of brie in each shell.
  4. Spoon cherry pecan mixture over each, draining off some of the excess liquid.
  5. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes or until brie is melty.

Yield: 30 | Prep Time: 20 min | Cook Time: 15 min

Nutrition Information: Serving size: 1 shell (23g), Amount per serving: Calories 90, Total Fat 5g, Saturated fat 2g, Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 75 mg, Total carbohydrate 7g, Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 5g, Protein 3g

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Athens Foods, Inc.

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