*  Exported from  MasterCook Mac  *
                     Baked Brie with Carmelized Onions
 Recipe By     : Betsy Burtis
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Cheese
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   17      oz            Brie -- chilled
    1      sheet         frozen puff pastry -- thawed
    3      tbs           butter
    3      large         onions -- sliced
    1      tsp           dried thyme
    2                    garlic cloves -- minced
      1/2  cup             dry white wine
    1      tsp           sugar
    1                    egg yolk
 1.  Prepare caramelized onions:  Melt butter in large skillet over medium high 
 heat.  Add onions, saute until just tender.  Add thyme, reduce heat to medium a
 nd cook until onions are golden, stirring often.  Add garlic and saute two minu
 tes.  Add 1/4 cup wine, stir until almost all liquid has evaporated.  Sprinkle 
 sugar over onions and saute until soft and brown.  Add remaining wine and stir 
 till liquid evaporates.  Season to taste with salt and pepper.
 2.  On lightly floured board, roll out pastry to 1/8² thickness.  Transfer to a 
 baking sheet.
 3.  Halve Brie horizontally.  Place one half of Brie, cut side up, in middle of
  pastry.  Top with caramelized onions.  Cover with other half of Brie, cut side
 4.  Draw pastry up around brie, holding corners.  Tuck edges in and twist corne
 rs together to form bundle.
 5.  Beat egg yolk with 1 tsp water and brush on pastry, avoiding edges.
 6.  Bake at 425º for 20 minutes or until golden and puffed.  Let Brie stand in p
 an on rack for 20 minutes for runny cheese or 40 minutes for thicker cheese.
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 Per serving: 196 Calories; 16g Fat (73% calories from fat); 9g Protein; 4g Carb
 ohydrate; 66mg Cholesterol; 430mg Sodium