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christmas wreath

Christmas Wreath Appetizer: Brie, Pistachio, Cranberry

This Christmas-inspired appetizer is a wreath of creamy brie cheese, tart cranberries, and buttery smooth pistachio for a centerpiece to remember!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas appetizer, christmas wreath appetizer, holiday appetizer
Servings: 6
Calories: 416kcal


  • Baking sheet
  • Rolling Pin
  • Knife


  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 8 oz. brie cheese sliced
  • 2 tbsp chopped pistachios
  • 2 tbsp mixed dried fruits (cranberries,raisins, plums)
  • 3 tbsp cranberry jam


  • Roll out the puff pastry to ⅛-inch thick circle, or close to circle.
  • Place a small bowl in the center and press gently so the edges make an imprint.
    Christmas Wreath pastry
  • Use a sharp knife and cut through the smaller imprint circle, creating 8 parts.
    christmas wreath pastry
  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Spread cranberry jam over the puff pastry.
    christmas wreath with jam
  • Place brie cheese over the puff pastry. Sprinkle over with pistachios and dried fruits.
    christmas wreath with cheese
  • Take one of the eight triangles and fold over the cheese and nuts and press to seal with the outer part of the puff pastry. Repeat with remaining.
    christmas wreath folded over
  • Brush the wreath with egg and bake for 20 minutes.
    Christmas wreath
  • Slice and serve at room temperature.
    christmas wreath from top



Calories: 416kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 352mg | Potassium: 146mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 280IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 2mg
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