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Baked Brie cheese topped with orange liqueur, raisins, and honey is a superfast, yet elegant, appetizer that's perfect for taking to parties. 

Karen Macy Schepis, Dallas, Texas
Recipe by Southern Living November 2005

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
stand:
5 mins
bake:
15 mins
total:
30 mins
Yield:
Makes 10 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Microwave orange liqueur at HIGH 1 minute in microwave-safe bowl; add raisins, and let stand 5 minutes.

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  • Trim rind from top of Brie rounds, leaving a 1/2-inch border on tops. Place Brie rounds in 9-inch pieplates or ovenproof plates. Spoon raisin mixture evenly on Brie rounds, and drizzle evenly with honey.

  • Bake at 350° for 12 to 15 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve immediately with pear slices and crackers.

Chef's Notes

Cook this appetizer ahead, cover with nonstick aluminum foil, and take to the party. Toss pear slices (and apple slices, if desired) in lemon juice diluted slightly with water to prevent browning, or cut and serve fruit immediately when you get there.

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