Apricot Brie Spread
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped dried apricots||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Round brie cheese||15 Ounce (1 Round)|
|Chopped pecans||2 Tablespoon|
Combine first 3 ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil over medium heat.
Cook, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until apricots are soft.
Remove rind from top of cheese, cutting to within 1/4 inch of outside edge.
Place cheese on a baking sheet; top evenly with warm apricot mixture and chopped pecans.
Broil 8 inches from heat (with electric oven door partially opened) 2 to 4 minutes or until cheese softens slightly.
Carefully transfer cheese to a serving platter, and garnish, if desired.
Serve with gingersnaps or lightly sweetened crackers.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1742 Calories from Fat 1217
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 139 g214.6%
Saturated Fat 75.9 g379.5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 425.3 mg141.8%
Sodium 2678.2 mg111.6%
Total Carbohydrates 30 g9.9%
Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.5%
Sugars 23.2 g
Protein 92 g184.5%
Vitamin A 77.7% Vitamin C 1.2%
Calcium 82.4% Iron 21.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet