Brie Torte

Brie Torte

1 8-ounce wedge brie cheese
1/4 cup butter or margarine – softened
1/4 cup chopped dried tart cherries
3 tablespoons finely chopped pecans
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

Refrigerate brie until chilled and firm; or freeze 30 minutes or until firm. Cut wedges in half horizontally.

In a small bowl, combine butter, cherries, pecans and thyme; mix well. Evenly spread mixture on cut-side of one of the brie wedges. Top with other half, cut-side down. Lightly press together. Wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate 1 to 2 hours. To serve, bring cheese to room temperature. Serve with plain crackers.

Serving size: 2 tablespoons

NOTES : Well wrapped, this appetizer will keep in the refrigerator for at least two weeks.