Crab and Brie Puffs

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Crab and Brie Puffs

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Platter of crab and brie puffs, garnished with fresh dill

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24
Servings
20min
Prep
1hr
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    Prepare the filling and bake the puffs ahead of time, then simply assemble these bite-sized poppers just before your guests arrive. They can be served warm or at room temperature.

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    Ingredients
    Serves 24
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    2 tbsp.chopped fresh chives
    2 tbsp.Hy-Vee butter
    3 tbsp.Hy-Vee flour
    tsp.ground red pepper
    ¾ c.Hy-Vee half-and-half
    ¼ c.dry white wine
    1(4.4 oz) pkg soft ripened Brie cheese, rind removed and cut into small pieces
    8 oz.lump crab meat
    1(17.3 oz) pkg puff pastry sheets, thawed
    Chopped fresh dill, for garnish

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      Directions

      1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
      2. Sauté chives and butter in a medium saucepan for 5 minutes over medium heat. Stir in flour and ground red pepper. Continue heating and stir in half-and-half, one tablespoon at a time. Slowly stir in wine.
      3. Increase heat to medium-high and cook until mixture gets thick and boils for one minute.
      4. Reduce heat to medium and melt cheese in half-and-half mixture. Add crab meat and stir over heat for 3 minutes. Reduce heat to low and keep warm.
      5. Roll out puff pastry and cut each sheet into 12 circles with a 1-1/2-inch round cutter. Place puff pastry circles 1-inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
      6. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until golden. Remove from oven.
      7. If desired, remove top layer of each puff and discard. Top each with 1 tablespoon crab mixture. Serve warm garnished with fresh dill.

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      Vitamin A 2%
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      Vitamin C 0%
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      Iron 0%
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      Calcium 2%

      Recipe Source:

      Hy-Vee Seasons Holiday Entertaining Cookbook.