Brie Beggars Purse Appetizer Recipe

Brie Beggars Purse Appetizers make impressive little nibbles for your next appetizer party, family get together or holiday meal.

Using the base recipe you can create dozens of different flavor combinations.

Try one of these Brie Beggars Purse flavor combinations:

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Brie Beggars Purse Appetizers

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 24 purses
Calories: 88kcal
Author: Kelly DiMascio
Brie Beggars Purse Appetizers make impressive little nibbles for your next appetizer party, family get together or holiday meal.
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  • 2 T salted butter
  • 1 egg - beaten with 1 T of water
  • 1 T honey
  • 24 almonds - roasted and salted
  • 12 oz Brie* - cut into 24 pieces and kept very cold
  • 24 wonton wrappers - large
  • Parchment paper


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Melt butter and set aside.
  • Whisk egg with 1 T of water until smooth
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Place 24 wonton wrapper on the parchment paper
  • Lightly brush wonton wrappers with melted butter.
  • Place a piece of brie in the center of the wonton wrapper
  • Top brie with an almond
  • Drizzle with a couple of drops of honey

To Make the Purse

  • Fold corners diagonally to the center, pinching together the opposite corners
  • Hold the pouch in the palm of one hand, gently twist the top of the pouch to seal.
  • Brush each purse with butter
  • Brush each purse with egg-wash
  • Place on a parchment-lined sheet pan. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until the purses are golden brown
  • Serve warm


*Place brie in the freezer 30 minutes prior to cutting the brie.  This will make it a little firmer and make it easier to work with.
These can be made a day in advance and stored tightly covered in the refrigerator.  Just pop them in the oven just before serving and cook for about 10 minutes.  Serve warm.


Calories: 88kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 143mg | Potassium: 37mg | Vitamin A: 125IU | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 0.4mg
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