Brie En Croute

Course : Cheeses
Serves: 12
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1 pound unsalted butter
1 pound flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup water
1 piece brie cheese

Preparation / Directions:

cut the chilled butter into small dice place flour onto a pastry board or into a large bowl make a well in the center and place the butter and salt in the well fold into the center with a pastry scraper or a large shallow spoon add water 1-2 tablespoons at a time-mix well continue to add water and mix until all water has been added turnout onto a generously floured board rollout dough to a 3/8-inch thick rectangle brush the flour off of the top and fold ends in to meet in the center again, brush the flour off of the top fold in half, rollout to a 3/8-inch thick rectangle, and fold as before rollout, brush, and fold again (cover and chill for 10 minutes if dough becomes too hard to work) store in refrigerator or freezer, wrapped in plastic rollout dough to a 12-14 inch circle place brie in the center and bring edges up to enclose cheese turn over, leaving loose ends under cut leftover dough into shapes such as: leaves, fruits, names etc. bake @ 400 degrees for 30-35 minutes, until puffed and golden remove from oven and allow to cool for 20 minutes before serving serve warm


Nutritional Information:

409 Calories (kcal); 31g Total Fat; (67% calories from fat); 4g Protein; 29g Carbohydrate; 83mg Cholesterol; 183mg Sodium

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