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Ooey Gooey Sweet & Savory Surprise

I don’t know about you, but I love baking during the holidays. Although I must admit I cannot manage a four course meal, I can do a killer appetizer. So Toronto, I thought I would share this easy recipe you can try at home and impress all your guests over the next long weekend!

Camembert Cheese, Fig Jam & Fresh Rosemary Wrapped in a Puff Pastry Shell aka an Ooey Gooey Sweet and Savory Surprise!

All you need are 6 simple ingredients for this recipe

  • 1 Egg
  • Butter
  • Fresh Rosemary
  • Camembert Cheese
  • Phyllo Puff Pastry
  • Fig Jam


  1. Preheat the oven to 350
  2. You need 8 Phyllo Puff Pastry shells, melt butter and baste it on each layer, stacking them on top of each otherIMG_1650.JPG
  3. Place the cheese in the center and wrap 2 layers around the cheeseimg_1645
  4. Generously spread Fig jam on top of the layered cheese and add a few Rosemary leavesimg_1649
  5. Wrap this in 2 more layers of puff pastry
  6. Once again spread the Fig jam and add rosemaryimg_1653
  7. Now wrap the rest of the puff pastry layersimg_1660
  8. Whisk an egg and coat the top layer of the wrapped cheese
  9. You’re ready to place this in the oven! It should be done in 20 minutes, remove when golden brown at the topimg_1656img_1657
  10. Slice it and watch the Camembert cheese ooze out! Serve with crackersimg_1664

If you want to see some more baking ideas follow @foodndrinksoftoronto !

Zahra Dattu

Director of Food & Drink

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4 thoughts on “Ooey Gooey Sweet & Savory Surprise

  1. Looks delicious !

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by BeaFreitas | December 29, 2016, 9:22 pm
  2. These look amazing!

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by threebrits | January 1, 2017, 11:09 am
  3. This is such an awesome idea (and SUPER do-able)! Thanks for the idea!!

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by Alice | January 12, 2017, 3:47 am

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