Cambozola, with Pistachio and Almond, Phyllo Cup Drizzled with Honey Recipe

Think brie meet gorgonzola – that’s Cambozola.  Cambozola perfectly combines the creaminess of brie with the sharpness of Gorgonzola for a complex savory, nutty flavor with a subtle sweetness, that pairs well with nuts and honey

For an easy appetizer bite, combine cambozola cheese with pistachio and almonds in a phyllo cup, then drizzle with a little honey and you have a heavenly taste treat.   Drizzled with Honey Recipe.

 

 

Cambozola, with Pistachio and Almond drizzled with honey phyllo cups

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, French
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 24 cups
Calories: 1757 kcal
Author: Kelly DiMascio

The creamy texture of a triple creme brie and gorgonzola make Cambozola a unique and flavorful cheese that pairs exceptionally well with nuts and honey.

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Ingredients

  • 2 T salted butter
  • 24 almonds roasted and salted
  • 12 oz Cambozola* cut into 24 pieces and kept very cold
  • 48 phyllo dough cut into 4" x 4" squares
  • 24 pistachios
  • 1 T honey
  • 1 mini muffin tins
  • cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Melt butter and set aside.
  3. Whisk egg with 1 T of water until smooth
  4. Liberally spray muffin tin with cooking spray

  5. Place 1 square of phyllo dough into the muffin tin.  Then add a second phyllo sheet offset and rotated 45 degrees

  6. Lightly brush phyllo sheets with melted butter.

  7. Bake Phyllo cups for 5 minutes.

  8. Place a piece of Cambozola cheese in the center of the phyllo cup

  9. Top an almond and a pistachio

  10. Bake another 2 - 3 minutes until cheese is melty

  11. Drizzle with a couple of drops of honey
  12. Serve immediately

Recipe Notes

 

*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.

 

Nutrition Facts
Cambozola, with Pistachio and Almond drizzled with honey phyllo cups
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1757 Calories from Fat 351
% Daily Value*
Fat 39g60%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 12mg4%
Sodium 2861mg124%
Potassium 462mg13%
Carbohydrates 298g99%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 43g86%
Vitamin A 150IU3%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 121mg12%
Iron 18.3mg102%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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