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       Title: Holiday Brie **
  Categories: Appetizers, Cheese, Lo-cal, Holidays
       Yield: 30 servings
  
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       1 c  Cranberries, fresh; chopped
     1/2 c  Pears; peeled, chopped
       2 tb Honey
       1 tb Currants
     1/4 ts Pumpkin pie spice
       3 tb Cranberry juice cocktail
       2 tb Red wine vinegar
       2 ts Lemon juice
      15 oz Brie; round; fully ripened
  
   Combine first 8 ingredients in a heavy saucepan; bring mix to a boil
   over medium-high heat. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes,
   stirring frequently. Uncover and cook an additional 5 minutes or
   until mix is thickened, stirring frequently. Cool mix to room
   temperature. Cut circle in top rind of cheese, leaving an 1/4 border
   of rind. Carefully remove center circle of rind from cheese, leaving
   border intact. Place Brie on an ovenproof serving platter. Spread
   cranberry mix over top. Bake at 350~ for 12-15 minutes or until
   cheese is bubbly. Serve immediately with melba rounds or sliced
   apples and pears. Yield: 30 appetizer servings.
  
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