Brie is a creamy, aged flavor that can be sweetened or savory depending on the toppings you use.
You can flavor brie with many different toppings including jams, nuts, pesto, bruschetta, herbs, and fruit.
Make your own baked brie at home using these delicious topping ideas!
Honey Baked Brie with Fig Jam and Walnuts
Honey is drizzled onto the brie and baked together in the oven to give the cheese a sweetened taste. After it comes out of the oven, the brie is topped with fig jam, rosemary, and walnuts, giving it an earthy flavor.
If you’re serving your baked brie with a homemade crostini, after the toasted bread comes out of the oven, rub it with a sliced half of garlic to give the bread a hint of garlic flavor.
Herb and Garlic Baked Brie
Herb and garlic baked brie is made by creating your own garlic mixture and then topping the brie with it, and baking it until its liquefied.
The garlic topping is made by combining minced garlic, thyme, salt, and olive oil.
A little cracked pepper is sprinkled on top of the brie, prior to it going in the oven.
Herb and garlic topped baked brie is best served with homemade crostini’s or artisan crackers.
Cranberry Pecan Baked Brie
Cranberry pecan baked brie is made by topping the brie with chopped pecans, dried cranberries, and rosemary.
Honey is drizzled overtop of the baked brie toppings, and it’s baked until it’s soft and easily spreadable.
Once it’s baked, sprinkle a bit of salt on top of the brie right before serving. You can serve your baked brie with focaccia bread, crackers, or a few sliced apples to use for dipping.
Bruschetta Baked Brie
Bruschetta baked brie is made by first creating a tomato bruschetta.
Tomato bruschetta is made by combining diced tomatoes, freshly chopped basil leaves, olive oil, minced garlic, and a bit of balsamic vinegar.
Bake your brie until it’s creamy and soft, then top your baked brie with your freshly made bruschetta.
You can serve your bruschetta baked brie with French bread, artisan crackers, celery, or carrots to dip into the baked brie.
Apple and Bacon Baked Brie
Apple and bacon baked brie is made by first sautéing diced apples with butter, cinnamon and brown sugar until fork tender.
Cook the bacon and dice into small pieces. Bake the brie in the oven until it’s creamy and gooey.
Top the baked brie with the apples, and then with the bacon on top.
You can serve apple and bacon baked brie with freshly made crostini’s, artisan crackers, and sliced apples to dip into the brie with.
Honey and Pistachio Baked Brie
Honey and pistachio baked brie is made by first baking the brie in the oven until it’s smooth and soft.
Top the brie with drizzled honey and chopped up pistachios.
You can serve honey and pistachio baked brie with crackers, slices of baguette, or sliced apples.
Baked Brie with Blackberry Compote and Candied Walnuts
Begin by making candied walnuts using a bit of butter, sugar, cinnamon, and salt in a frying pan over medium heat. Cook until the walnuts are shiny and shimmering. Let them dry on a silicone baking mat.
The blackberry compote is made by cooking blackberries with honey, lemon, orange zest, thyme and vanilla extract until it becomes a thickened blackberry sauce.
Break up the blackberries to make them release their invigorating flavor into the compote.
Bake your brie until it’s velvety smooth, then top the brie with the blackberry compote, candied walnuts, fresh blackberries, and pomegranate arils.
You can serve your baked brie with fresh baguette slices and artisan crackers.
Roasted Garlic and Pesto Baked Brie
Roasted garlic and pesto baked brie is made by roasting garlic in the oven until soft and tender.
Squeeze out your pieces of roasted garlic from the shell of the garlic and set aside.
Make a fresh batch of pesto.
Bake the brie until it’s smooth and soft. Top your brie with a few spoonful’s of fresh pesto and a few pieces of roasted garlic.
Serve your roasted garlic and pesto baked brie with slices of fresh baguette and artisan crackers.
Strawberry Basil Baked Brie
Strawberry basil baked brie is made by combining sliced strawberries with a drizzle of honey and balsamic vinegar. The coating will seep into the strawberries while the brie bakes.
Bake your brie until it’s velvety and smooth.
Add slices of fresh basil and and chopped pecans to the strawberry mixture.
Top your brie with the strawberry mixture and serve immediately.
Serve your strawberry basil baked brie with freshly made crostini’s and artisan crackers.
Peach Pecan Baked Brie
Peach pecan baked brie is made by adding diced peaches and chopped pecans on top of the brie.
Bake the brie in the oven until it’s smooth.
After the brie comes out of the oven, top it with a drizzle of honey, and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
Serve your peach pecan baked brie with freshly made crostini’s, pita chips, bagel chips, and artisan crackers.
Sundried Tomato Baked Brie
Sundried tomato baked brie is made by adding mixing together sliced sundried tomatoes, minced garlic, and bit of thyme.
Top the brie with the sundried tomato mixture.
Bake the brie in the oven until it’s easily spreadable.
Serve your baked with fresh baguette slices, crostini’s, or artisan crackers.