This appetizer looks fancy with its golden-brown flakiness, but all you need to do to make it is bake a bar of cream cheese in a frozen puff pastry.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese
2 tsp. CLASSICO Traditional Basil Pesto Sauce and Spread
1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 400ºF.
Cut cream cheese horizontally in half. Place one of the cream cheese pieces in center of pastry sheet; cover with pesto. Top with remaining cream cheese piece.
Gently fold pastry around cheese to completely enclose cheese, trimming excess pastry if necessary. Press edges of pastry to seal. Place, seam-side down, on baking sheet.
Bake 20 min. or until golden brown. Let stand 5 min.
Serve with crackers.
Variation Bacon & Onion Brie Wanna-Be
Substitute 1 slice cooked and crumbled OSCAR MAYER Bacon and 2 tsp. sliced green onions for the pesto.
How to Thaw Frozen Puff Pastry
Thaw frozen puff pastry, tightly wrapped, in refrigerator overnight before using as directed.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g
Saturated Fat 4.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 7g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
16 servings, 2 Tbsp. each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.