Pecan Brie and Brown Sugar Phyllo Bites

Ready in just minutes with only 4 ingredients, these Pecan Brie and Brown Sugar Phyllo Bites are hard not to pop in your mouth repeatedly.  The perfect appetizer for last minutes guests.

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I made these first in 2012 and since I’m weeding through some of my photos to get rid to of the ones that hurt your eyes….I stumbled on them.  And remembered….they are incredibly addicting.  And why wasn’t I making them every single day?  I always have frozen phyllo shells in the freezer so I could, realistically, whip them up in a true snack emergency.  One that requires lots of brie and sweet brown sugar with a nutty pecan nestled in there for good measure. You can make the phyllo shells youself by cutting out a circle of dough slightly larger than a mini muffin and baking them in mini muffin tins but I urge you to buy the premade shells in your market’s freezer section.  It really will save you tons of time!

Pecan Brie and Brown Sugar Phyllo Bites | The Suburban Soapbox

I made these Pecan Brie and Brown Sugar Phyllo Bites for Christmas Eve that year using what I had around the kitchen and they were amazing.  I made my own shells that day but for today’s photos I bought the frozen shells and WOW were they perfect.  Best part, they only took 25 minutes to make….including cook time!  They’re perfect for any type of party all year long and would have been killer at this cocktail party with my easy goat cheese balls.  Pair them with a and you have one killer spread.  Then make it even more epic with these amazing Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms (that are currently blowing up on Pinterest at the moment) and end the night with a few Champagne and Strawberry Cupcakes that I shared on Facebook yesterday to truly ring in the New Year in style.

 

Nutty Brie and Fillo Bites

Preparation 5 minutes 2018-01-20T00:05:00+00:00 Cook Time 10 minutes 2018-01-20T00:10:00+00:00
Serves 24 bites     adjust servings

Ingredients

  • Makes approximately 24
  • 24 premade phyllo shells
  • 1/2 pound brie, chilled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 24 whole pecans or other nut of your choice

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.
  2. On a baking sheet, arrange the fillo shells leaving a small space in between each. Add one cube of brie to each shell and top with 1/4 teaspoon brown sugar. Top each shell with one crumbled pecan (or other nut).
  3. Bake at 375 degrees for 18-20 minutes or until the cheese is bubbling and the sugar has melted. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving As Served
Calories 117kcal Calories from fat 35
% Daily Value
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 62mg 3%
Carbohydrate 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 3g
Protein 5g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories 2000
Total Fat Less than 65g
Sat Fat Less than 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g
Dietary Fiber 25g

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6 comments on “Pecan Brie and Brown Sugar Phyllo Bites”

  1. They look gorgeous, like they belong in a magazine!

  2. These look so good – everything I like, in one bite.

  3. This is my kind of appetiser! A delicious flavor combination!

  4. These look adorable and not to mention absolutely delicious! These would be perfect for NYE! BTW – Happy New Year!

  5. These look so perfect for New Years Eve! I’ll be trying them for the party I’m going to.

  6. I could easily make a meal out of these bites! Perfect combination of sweet and salty!

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