Make Ahead

Baked Brie with Roasted Nuts and Figs

November  2, 2018
Photo by What We Eat Gals
Author Notes

This recipe is an insanely quick recipe for a party. The presentation is stunning in a cast iron, especially once you cut into the brie and the cheese oozes from the casing. —What We Eat Gals

  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Cook time 10 minutes
  • Makes 1 lg wheel
Ingredients
  • 1 Large Wheel of Brie or Camembert
  • 1 cup Dried Figs, sliced into rounds
  • 3/4 cup Toasted Walnuts, rough chopped
  • 3/4 cup Toasted Pistachios, rough chopped
  • 1/4 cup Champagne Vinegar
  • 3/4 cup Fig Jam
  • Finishing Salt, Such as Maldon
  • Your favorite crackers
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 375. Place cheese in the middle of a medium sized cast iron skillet.
  2. Warm vinegar in a pot over medium-low heat until hot. Add fig jam and stir until jam is thin and syrupy. Brush half of the mixture over brie in a thick layer.
  3. Mix nuts, sliced dried figs, and remaining fig jam mixture in a bowl. Spoon over top of cheese, creating a thick layer. Mixture will fall off on to side, that's okay!
  4. Bake uncovered for 10 minutes, until brie is soft inside. Let sit for about 5-10 minutes to let cheese rest for a bit and cool before you cut into it. Finish with salt and serve with your favorite crackers.
  5. **Recipe can be made ahead of time and chilled until ready to bake.

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