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Baked Brie with Fig Jam


This baked brie with fig jam is easy to make without any fuss or extra effort. It’s festive-looking and a perfect appetizer to bring a big flavor to any party!

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melted cheese with sliced apples and jam

This baked brie is one of these recipes that you have to make when having some guests over, it’s simple, filling, and extra flavorful. You can play and create different variations by changing jam and toppings and get a new flavor every single time!

Key Ingredients

jam, brie cheese and jar with pecans

Step-By-Step Instructions

1. Gather the ingredients. Preheat the oven to 375F degrees. Place unwrapped brie on a small baking dish or baking pan—Once the oven is preheated, bake for 10 minutes on the middle rack.

sheet pan with cheese head in the middle

2. In a small bowl, crush pecans.

white bowl with crushed pecans

3. Take the brie out of the oven, add crushed pecans, and roast in the oven together for 1-2 minutes.

sheet pan with brie cheese and pecans

4. Carefully place hot brie on the serving dish with sliced fruits. Insert the knife in the brie and slice to open the top of the cheese horizontally, so that melted cheese has a way to pour out. Top with fig jam, sprinkle all over with roasted nuts and serve.

plate with sliced apples, pears, melted brie cheese and fig jam

Recipe Tips

Success tips. Make sure to give plenty of time for the brie to warm up in the oven. You’ll want to have gooey melty cheese coming out on the plate once you slice it open.

Serving ideas. To serve this baked brie with jam use crostini, mini sourdough toasts, or your favorite crackers instead of the fruits.

Cheese variations. Most brie is made out of cow’s milk, you can buy goat milk brie, which has a milder flavor.

Toppings variations. Instead of pecans and fig jam, serve with different nuts like walnuts, almonds, pistachios. Top baked brie with sliced fresh figs, lingonberry jam, drizzle with honey or maple syrup, the sky is limit here.

Dietary tips. To keep this dish refined sugar-free use jam sweetened with fruit juice, to keep it gluten-free serve with sliced fruits like pears, apples, grapes instead of crackers.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How to eat brie?

You can enjoy brie after leaving it at room temperature for about an hour or you can warm it up in the oven at 350F degrees for 10 minutes.

Do you take the rind off the brie before baking?

The natural rind is edible so no need to remove it. Keep the rind on while baking, you’ll need to cut it open after the baking process so melted cheese has a way out.

melted brie cheese on the apple slice

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melted cheese with sliced apples and jam

Baked Brie With Fig Jam

Natalia-Flavorful Home
This festive-looking appetizer is a perfect way to bring big flavor to any party! This baked brie with fig jam is easy to make without any fuss or extra effort
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Prep Time 2 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine French
Servings 6
Calories 203 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 8 ozs brie cheese one small wheel
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 3 tbsp fig jam
  • apples or pears sliced

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 375F degrees.
  • In a small bowl, crush pecans.
  • Place brie on a small baking dish or baking pan—Bake for 10 minutes on the middle rack.
  • Take the baking dish with brie out, add pecans around. Bake together for 1-2 minutes.
  • Carefully place hot brie on the serving dish with sliced fruits. Insert the knife in the brie and slice to open the ring horizontally, so the melted cheese has a way to pour out. Add jam, sprinkle with nuts.

Notes

Success tips. Make sure to give plenty of time for the brie to warm up in the oven. You’ll want to have gooey melty cheese coming out on the plate once you slice it open.
Serving ideas. To serve this baked brie with jam, use crostini, mini sourdough toasts, or your favorite crackers instead of the fruits.
Cheese variations. Most brie is made out of cow’s milk; you can buy goat milk brie, which has a milder flavor.
Toppings variations. Instead of pecans and fig jam, serve with different nuts like walnuts, almonds, pistachios. Top baked brie with sliced fresh figs, lingonberry jam, drizzle with honey, the sky is limit here.
Dietary tips. To keep this dish refined sugar-free, use jam sweetened with fruit juice. To keep it gluten-free, serve with sliced fruits like pears or apples instead of crackers.

Nutrition

Calories: 203kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 9gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 38mgSodium: 240mgPotassium: 97mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 228IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 77mgIron: 1mg
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Natalia | Flavorful home
Natalia is a recipe developer, food photographer, and home cook. She started Flavorful Home to document easy real food recipes perfect for busy families. She loves creating flavorful and nutritious meals while keeping the cooking process simple and joyful!

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