09 February, 1989

Sugar-Baked Brie

This post contains four recipes.

  • Baked Brie with Pecans
  • Brown Sugar Baked Brie (card file)
  • Ina Garten's Baked Brie
  • Kahlúa Baked Brie (card file)

Baked Brie With Pecans ingredients
Servings not stated 
1 whole small round mini Brie
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup crushed pecans

For serving
Carr's® Table Water® Crackers

Preheat oven to 350ºF.

Slice top and sides off Brie and discard. Place brie on baking dish. Mound pecans over cheese and cover with the brown sugar.

Bake uncovered in preheated oven, watching closely, until the edges are bubbly, about twenty to twenty-five (20 to 25) minutes.

Serve warm out of the oven with Carr's® Table Water® Crackers.

Adapts Junior League of Worcester, Inc.A Taste of New England (Memphis: The Wimmer Companies, Inc, 1990), 21.

Brown Sugar Baked Brie ingredients
Servings not stated
1 (8-count) can crescent rolls
1 (14-oz) round mini Brie
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup chopped nuts
Sliced green onions
1 egg, beaten

For serving
Apple slices

Preheat oven to 375ºF.

Prepare brie en croûte
Unroll crescent rolls, pressing seams together to form one rectangle.

Trim rind from top of Brie and discard. Place Brie in center of dough and evenly sprinkle brown sugar, nuts and green onions over top. 

Fold dough over cheese gently stretching as needed; press edges together to seal. Brush dough with beaten egg.

Bake and serve warm
Bake at 375ºF until golden brown, about ten to twelve (10 to 12) minutes. Do not overbake, as cheese will run.

Serve on platter surrounded with apple slices.

The Brown Sugar Baked Brie recipe above is from my card file.     Back to Top

Ina Garten's Baked Brie ingredients
Makes 6 to 8 servings
1/4 (14-oz assumed) wheel brie
4 Tbsp honey

For serving
Carr's® Table Water® Crackers
Granny Smith apple slices

Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper and place the brie on top. Drizzle with the honey and bake brie until it starts to ooze but not melt, about 5 to 7 minutes.

Serve warm with crackers and sliced apples.

Slightly adapts recipe from the Food Network's "Barefoot Contessa" hosted by Ina Garten (first aired in 2008).     Back to Top

Kahlúa Baked Brie ingredients
Servings not stated
3/4 cup finely chopped pecans
1/4 cup House Coffee Liqueur (or Kahlúa)
3 Tbsp brown sugar
1 (8-oz) round mini Brie

For serving
Toasted baguettes or 
Melba Toast 

Toast pecans and combine toppings
Spread pecans in 9-inch pie plate; microwave at High setting for four to six (4 to 6) minutes, stirring every two (2) minutes until toasted. Add Kahlúa and brown sugar, stirring well.

Slather and microwave
Remove rind from top of  Brie and discard. Place Brie on a microwave-safe serving plate. Spoon pecan-Kahlúa mixture evenly over top of Brie.

Microwave, uncovered, at High setting until Brie softens to desired consistency, with one and one half to two (1.5 to 2) minutes suggested. Give dish a half-turn after one (1) minute.

Serve warm with Melba Toast or assorted crackers.

The Kahlúa Baked Brie recipe was inspired by a local restaurant in 1988 - 1989.     Back to Top

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