Pecan, Pear and Brie Puff Pastry

The holidays are just around the corner. If you’re hosting a party during the holidays, you’re probably planning for it already. In that case, here’s an idea for an appetizer you may want to try out for your party: pecan, pear and brie puff pastry. This dish features flavors in season, and what appetizer doesn’t have cheese? Plus, this dish is effortless because the puff pastry can be store-bought.

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This pecan, pear and brie puff pastry appetizer is very easy to make, saving you time and energy that you can devote to other aspects of your party planning. The store-bought puff pastry is prepared according to package instructions, and then baked with the brie until the brie is melted. The pastry is then topped with pecan, pear and balsamic reduction. It’s a tasty appetizer recipe that your guests will love, developed by Tara of


1 pkg. (9.5-oz.) *Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Cups
8 oz. Brie cheese, cut into 24 pieces
1 lg. Bosch pear, diced
24 whole pecans, toasted
balsamic reduction


  1. Prepare the puff pastry cups according to the package directions.
  2. Turn the oven to down 350 degrees.
  3. Place one piece of Brie cheese in each pastry cup, and place the filled cups on a baking sheet.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for about 5 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Let the pastry cups cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes.
  5. Top with diced pears and a whole toasted pecan. Drizzle balsamic reduction over the top.


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