Camembert & Onion Parcels

  • 50g/2oz butter
  • 2 spanish onions, sliced
  • 2 tbsp light muscovado sugar
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 400g packet filo pastry
  • 1 Camembert cheeses, about 250g/9oz, cut into 6 pieces
  • 6 tsp cranberry sauce
  • Seasoning

1. Melt half of the butter in a pan, then add the onions, sugar and vinegar. Cook over a low heat for 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the onions are carmelised.

2. Preheat the oven too 200C/400F/Gas 6. Melt the remaining butter. Cut the filo pastry into 24 15cm/6in squares. Layer four squares, one on top of the other, making a half turn each time to form a star shape. Brush each square with butter as you work; repeat with the remaining pastry to make five more stars.

3. Place a piece of cheese in the centre of each star, then top with the onions and a teaspoon of the cranberry sauce. Draw up the pastry to enclose the filling; pinch well to seal. Brush with melted butter, place on a greased baking sheet and bake for 10-15 minutes until golden brown; serve immediately.

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