Sweet & Spicy Holiday Brie

Merry Christmas
& Happy Holidays!
Thanks for all the input on my appetizer makeover, I decided to try the Crescent Wrapped Brie, I hope you enjoy my spin on it. It's red, green, white, and delicious!
Sweet & Spicy Holiday Brie
1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
1 round (8 oz) Brie cheese
1/3 C. Cherry Preserves
2 T. diced Jalapeno peppers
1/4 c. chopped pecans (optional)
1 egg, beaten
1 drop red food coloring (optional, for garnish)
1 tsp. green colored sugar (optional, for garnish)

Heat oven to 350°F. Mix cherry preserves, jalapeno, and pecans (optional) in a small bowl.
Slice brie in half horizontally.
Unroll crescent roll dough, separate crosswise into 2 sections. Pat dough and firmly press perforations to seal, forming 2 squares.
Place 1 square on ungreased cookie sheet. With a sharp knife, cut the corners off of the dough (about 1/2" each to use for garnsh).
Place half of cheese on center of dough. Spread half of the cherry mixture on the cheese.
Place second half of cheese on top and spread remaining cherry mixture on top.
Place remaining dough square on top of cheese round. Press dough evenly around cheese; fold bottom edges over top edges. Gently stretch dough evenly around cheese; press to seal completely. Brush with beaten egg. Optional garnishes: Take leftover dough and divide into thirds. Add one drop red food coloring to one piece of dough and work with fingers until combined (you may need to add a pinch of flour). Shape into three holly berries. Take another piece of dough and shape into an oval. Pinch the top and down each side to form a holly leaf (see picture). Sprinkle with green sugar. Use third piece of dough to make another leaf.Place garnishes on the top of your wrapped brie, brush with additional egg if desired.
Bake 20 to 26 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 15 minutes. Serve warm.

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