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Cherry Pecan Brie Bites

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!

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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

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

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

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Athens Foods, Inc.