Baked Pecan Raspberry Brie

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
I can't think of anything better than a quick delicious appetizer like this Pecan Raspberry Baked Brie for a festive holiday get-together.


Brie is a soft-ripened cow's cheese from France, and so delicious served warm.


This sweet and savory creamy melted cheese is so addicting and delicious "Party Food" you just can't stop eating it.


How easy is this that in less than 30 minutes this is a beautiful appetizer to serve for your guest and so elegant?


For those of you that love phyllo dough wrapped brie just out my directions, that's just as easy to do below.


Just scroll down to the printable recipe card and make this for any occasion and make it as festive or plain as you like!


this is baked brie with fresh raspberries and pecans





this is a block of round Brie Cheese in the container


Easy Appetizers



We love to make an assortment of finger foods around New Year's and holiday get-togethers.


I have a wonderful roundup of 30 Appetizers you may like to try also.


Use any kind of jams, chutney, fresh fruits and nuts you like, and if you are worried about nut allergies, substitute pumpkin seeds the combinations can be endless just get creative.


For those who prefer to bake this is puff pastry, it's super simple, just leave the rind on, use an oil sprayed cookie sheet, add the cheese on the puff pastry (or even crescent rolls), top with jam and nuts, heat the same way.


this is brie baked with pecans and raspberry jam




Ingredients You Need To Make

  • Brie cheese
  • chopped pecans or for nut allergies use pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds
  • raspberry jam
  • honey, brown sugar, or maple syrup
  • fresh raspberries
  • sesame seed crackers, baguette bread toasted, pita chips, plain crackers



this is a baked brie with pecans and red raspberries




Optional Suggestions

  1. peach jam with pecans
  2. strawberry jam with walnuts
  3. fig jam with pistachios
  4. strawberry jam with coconut and macadamia nuts
  5. blueberry jam with lemon zest and walnuts



this is red fresh raspberry in a colander



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Cheese Lovers



This melted savory-sweet baked brie is terrific served on bagels, baguette bread, toasted pita bread, crackers, and a truly addicting appetizer for any cheese lover.


It's also perfect to bring to a party wrapped in foil and all you have to do is pop it in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes, that's it!


If you have a holiday appetizer you want to impress guests with this is it, easy, quick, and delicious brie it is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.


One little tip I usually warm some extra raspberry jam to pour over my fresh raspberries, it's so delicious or use pureed with a little sugar or honey in it.




Baked  Pecan Raspberry Brie

Baked Pecan Raspberry Brie

Yield: 8
Author: Claudia Lamascolo
Prep time: 5 MinCook time: 15 MinTotal time: 20 Min
This is a French cheese appetizer smothered with jam and nuts baked until this creamy cheese is melted and spread on assorted crackers or baguette bread.

Ingredients

  • one 8-12 ounces round of Brie cheese chilled 
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or substitute pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds for nut allergies
  • 1/3 cup raspberry jam or your favorite flavor
  •  1 tablespoon honey, brown sugar, or maple syrup
  • fresh raspberries
  • sesame seed crackers, baguette bread toasted, pita chips, plain crackers  

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees
  2. If you do not like the rind, take the round of chilled Brie and slice the top rind off carefully, leaving as much cheese are possible and only taking off the rind.
  3. Wrap tin foil or parchment paper around the cheese and place it on a cookie sheet or baking pan.
  4. Using a small spatula spread the red raspberry jam on top and decorate evenly with whole pecans.
  5. Drizzle the walnut with honey, brown sugar, or maple syrup.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, until the pecans are toasted and the brie has melted. 
  7. Remove the brie from the oven and let rest for 5-10 minutes, until you are able to move it without the cheese oozing out.
  8. Top with fresh raspberries.
  9. Place on a board with assorted crackers, baguette bread rounds.
  10. Note:  warm some extra raspberry jam to pour over fresh raspberries, it's so delicious, or use pureed fresh raspberries with a little sugar or honey added. 
  11. This can also be done wrapped in phyllo dough, spread with the jam and nuts, syrup, and baked in the 350-degree oven.

Calories

1353.53

Fat (grams)

102.59

Sat. Fat (grams)

60.21

Carbs (grams)

32.28

Fiber (grams)

2.55

Net carbs

29.73

Sugar (grams)

8.20

Protein (grams)

76.73

Sodium (milligrams)

2422.15

Cholesterol (grams)

340.20
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29 comments

  1. That looks gorgeous! Love all those summer berries toppings.
    Happy 2012!

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  2. I have always wanted to try something like this and this is a delicious reminder to move it up on my "to do" list. I like the flavor topping you chose for the brie-yum!
    Happy New Year!

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  3. Oh, I love baked brie!!! Happy New Year, my friend!!! I'm blessed to know you~

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  4. Happy New Year in health, and prosperity!
    Lovely Brie appetizer...very festive!
    Great line-up of dishes, as well!

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  5. I love the toppings that you chose for the baked Brie. I serve tis appetizer often ,because it's easy, and tastes so good!

    Happy 2012!

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  6. A great start for the new year! And happy new year to you and your family Claudia!

    I appreciate your friendliness and support in 2011. It does not go unnoticed!

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  7. An old favorite, but I have never had it with nuts. THe nuts and fruit make it look much more gorgeous. Hope you and your family have a good new year.

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  8. Oh pretty lady, this appetizers sound great and the brie one, well, too yummy! Thank you so very much for all the fabulous italian recipes you've shared the past 2011 as I adore italian food! Wishing you the very best for this New Year 2012, sweet lady.
    FABBY

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  9. This looks wonderful. I love the presentation. Our family loves cheese. I will have to try this one night we are all just hanging out watching a movie.
    Hope you have a Happy New Year!

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  10. Dear Claudia, Sounds wonderful. Something that I have never tried.
    Wishing you lots of happiness and love and many blessings for the New Year. Catherine xo

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  11. I love berry-topped brie - so much I don't always share. The pecans just gave it that meaty crunch. Now you have me obsessing about doing it with the last of my cranberries which I can assure you is a very good thing. And a great way to bring in the new.

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  12. Claudia, really a pleasure connecting with u & here's wishing u all the best in 2012!

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  13. Wow that looks wonderful.
    Happy New Year!

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  14. I love Brie, I think I could make a meal out of it! This looks so yummy!

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  15. What a great baked brie recipe! And Happy New Year Claudia!

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  16. Gorgeous recipe! I love using berries. Congrats on Top 9.

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  17. Great recipe! Thanks for sharing and congrats on Top 9. :)

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  18. Happy new year to you as well! Love the addition of the fruit and pecans--plain baked brie needs those pick-me-ups.

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  19. I looove baked brie, and your toppings sound wonderful! I gorged on so much brie in Germany :) Yum!

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  20. This looks delicious, Claudia! I will take any excuse I can get to eat Brie and this sounds like a great reason to me :-D

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  21. I love, love baked brie and your flavors here are fantastic!
    Happy 2012 :)

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  22. Oh I think I'll make this for Christmas! We always have guests in the afternoon and I have been looking for new ideas for appetizers to serve - this is perfect!

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  23. I am such a cheese lover so this is the perfect recipe for my holidays! The sweet aspect really makes this baked brie impressive

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  24. This looks so delicious and tasty! My husband is going to love this recipe! Can't wait for him to try this!

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  25. This French cheese appetizer will be a hit for New Years Eve! I love anything smothered with jam plus the addition of the pecans is amazing. Thanks for the recipe!

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  26. The added raspberries really makes this special! I want to dig right in!

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  27. This was a huge hit at my house!! Can't wait to make it again!

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