Brie In Pastry
|Puff pastry sheet||8 3⁄5 Ounce, thawed and unfolded (1 Sheet, Half Of A 17.25 Ounce Package)|
|Brie cheese||18 Ounce (1 Round Of Brie Cheese)|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
Insert metal accessory rack.
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Roll pastry to form a 12 inch square.
Cut a 1-inch strip from each side of square.
Roll 3 of the strips to 18 inch length and braid or twist to make 1 strip.
Place Brie, top down, in center of square of dough.
Wrap dough over cheese, completely enclosing cheese.
Moisten edges of dough with water and seal well.
Place sealed-side down on cookie sheet.
Moisten bottom side of dough and gently press braid around side; press ends together to seal.
Use remaining strip of dough to make decorative cutouts for top.
Using a pastry brush, brush egg over dough.
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until pastry is puffed and lightly browned