A splash of pear brandy plus maple syrup and Spanish almonds put a modern spin on baked Brie. Slideshow: Easy Holiday Hors d’Oeuvres 

Grace Parisi
November 2012

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© Christina Holmes

Recipe Summary

total:
20 mins
Yield:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 400°. Put the Camembert in a small baking dish. In a bowl, combine the brandy, maple syrup and salt and pour over the cheese. Bake for about 7 minutes, until the cheese is very soft. Spoon any liquid over the cheese and sprinkle with the almonds. Toss the pears with the lemon juice and serve alongside the cheese.

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Suggested Pairing

Fruity, minerally sparkling wine: NV Domaine de Vodanis Vouvray Brut.