Phyllo Wrapped Brie Bundles

Yield: 16 servings.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • Zest of 1/2 lemon
  • Zest of 1/2 orange
  • ½ cup finely chopped toasted walnuts
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • Pinch cinnamon
  • Pinch allspice
  • ¼ cup mango chutney
  • 8 ounces brie
  • ½ pound to 1 pound package of phyllo

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  1. Cut brie into sixteen ¾-inch cubes.
  1. Add chopped walnuts, cinnamon, sugar, lemon zest and orange zest to a small bowl. Toss to combine.
  1. While working with phyllo, keep covered with lightly dampened towel so pastry doesn’t dry out.
  1. Cut phyllo sheets into 5-inch squares.
  1. Lay one square of phyllo on a board and brush with melted butter. Lay another square on top but turn it 45 degrees, brush with more butter, repeat so there are there are 3 layers of phyllo.
  1. Place a piece of brie in the centre of the phyllo. Add a ¼ tsp. of mango chutney and ¼ tsp. of the nut mixture on top of the brie. Bring ends of phyllo together to create a bundle. Twist to secure. Brush with more butter.
  1. Brush phyllo with more butter. Repeat to make 16 bundles.
  1. Place the phyllo bundles on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake until phyllo is golden brown and crisp, about 10 minutes.