If you don't have a panini press, place sandwiches in a hot skillet over medium heat. Press sandwiches with a cast-iron skillet or other heavy weight, and cook 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown.

Amoreena Shenefelt, Atlanta, Georgia
Recipe by Southern Living January 2007

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prep:
10 mins
cook:
6 mins
total:
16 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Trim and discard rind from Brie. Cut Brie into 1/4-inch-thick slices, and set aside.

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  • Cut baguette into 4 equal pieces; halve pieces lengthwise.

  • Heat jelly in a microwave-safe bowl at HIGH 2 minutes. Stir in cilantro. Spread mixture evenly on cut sides of each bread slice. Layer 4 bread slices, jelly sides up, evenly with Brie; top with remaining bread slices, jelly sides down.

  • Cook sandwiches, in batches, in a preheated panini press 3 minutes or until grill marks appear and cheese melts.

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