Hazelnut Camembert Round

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Submitted by Hazelnut Growers of Oregon

Serves: not specified

Prep Time: 1 hour

Cook Time:


  • 1 box Camembert cheese
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cup toasted chopped hazelnuts

Cooking Instructions

Soak Camembert in wine overnight, turning occasionally. Drain; scrape any discolored parts off cheese but do not remove rind. In small bowl of electric mixer cream butter; gradually add drained Camembert and beat until smooth. Chill about 1 hour. Place Camemebert mixture on waxed paper and shape into a ball. Cover with part of chopped hazelnuts and shape into a flat round about 5 inches in diameter. Turn upside down onto serving plate;remove wax paper and coat top with remaining chopped hazelnuts. Chill. Remove from refrigerator about 1/2 hour before serving time. Serve with french bread or heated crackers as an hors d'oeuvre or with fruit as a dessert.