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Cranberry Brie and Pecan Pinwheels

Holiday time means parties, tasty appetizers, and wine! These easy Cranberry, Brie and Pecan Pinwheels are perfect for handing out to your guests alongside two perfectly paired German wines.
 
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12
Author foodnessgracious

Ingredients

  • 1 package of frozen puff pastry, thawed Usaully two to a box
  • 1 cup cranberry jelly, divided
  • 1 12oz round of brie cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line two baking sheet pans with parchment paper
  • Place each thawed puff pastry sheet on a clean work surface
  • Spread 1/2 cup cranberry jelly on each pastry sheet all the way to the edges
  • Slice the cheese into thin strips and place on top of the jelly in an alternate pattern, so one line of cheese and then miss a line and then another line until you get to the opposite end of the pastry
  • Sprinkle 1/4 cup of the pecans over the cheese
  • Starting at one end begin to tightly roll the pastry into a tube shape making sure to keep it tight
  • Once you have a log shape slice it into 8 even pieces and place 1 inch apart on the baking sheets
  • Bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes until golden brown and slightly puffed
    Using a spatula transfer to a plate or platter and serve while still warm