Yields 16 bundles
2 sheets frozen puff pastry, thawed overnight
1 cup(8oz) soft brie cheese, without the rind
2/3 cup cranberry chutney, recipe follows
¼ cup toasted almond slices (optional)
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Take each sheet of puff pastry and slice into 8 equally sized squares.
In a small bowl mix together egg and water to make an egg wash and set aside
Place a Tablespoon of brie and 2 teaspoons of chutney in the center of each square. Place a few almond slices as well if desired. Brush edges of each square with egg wash and fold each corner up into the center to close.
Place puff pastry bundles 2 inches apart on a parchment lined cookie sheet. Brush outside of bundles with egg wash. Bake in oven until a golden brown on the outside, approximately 15 minutes.
Serve warm with additional chutney if desired.
1/2 cup dried or fresh cranberries
¼ cup white wine vinegar
2 Tablespoons fresh orange juice
1 Tablespooon orange zest
2 Tablespoons granulated sugar
1 Tablespoon crystallized ginger, chopped
1 apple, peeled and diced
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon salt
In a medium sized sauce pan, combine all ingredients and cook until apples are tender. Adjust flavors to taste.