Camembert with Fig Jam and Pistachios Beggars Purse Recipe
Fig and camembert are such a luxurious and elegant autumny combination. Add crushed pistachio in a little beggars purse and you have one heavenly bite-sized appetizer.
These little bites are super easy to make and can be made a day ahead of your party.
Camembert with Fig Jam and Pistachios Beggars Purse
This beggars purse filled with Creamy Camembert paired with luxurious fig jam and salty pistachios is an impressive little nibble for your next appetizer party or holiday meal.
- 2 T salted butter
- 1 egg beaten with 1 T of water
- 12 oz Camembert* cut into 24 pieces and kept very cold
- 2 T fig jam
- 24 pistachios roasted and salted
- 1 T honey
- 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 Camembert in the center of the wonton wrapper
Top brie with a fig jam
Top fig jam with a pistachio
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
*Place Camembert in the freezer 30 minutes prior to cutting. 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.
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