Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Baked Brie with Pecans

 

For my Friday night Bunco group, the dish I decided to take was from a recipe I use often when I need a quick, yet delicious appetizer. I was given this recipe by my sister in law many years ago and it has become somewhat of a signature recipe for me. Most people really love it and by serving it with apple slices, there is even a healthy twist.

The pecan, Kahlua and brown sugar (I use Splenda brown sugar) mixture melts over the brie, as it bakes. The brie becomes slightly soft and creamy and the perfect consistency for dipping the apple slices. Another serving option, is to include pear slices with the apple. This makes a pretty presentation and really couldn't be easier. You can read more about my neighborhood Bunco group here and here.

 

Baked Brie with Pecans

1 brie cheese round (15 ounce)

1/2 cup chopped pecans

2 T Kahlua

2 T Brown Sugar (or Splenda brown sugar)

 

Remove rind from brie and place in small baking dish. Mix pecans, Kahlua and brown sugar. Spread on top of brie. Bake at 350 degrees for 5 minutes. Serve with apple slices for dipping.

 

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9 comments:

  1. What a great recipe - looks delish and yet it's easy! Will definitely try it this summer when I host a happy hour!

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  2. You had me at Kahlua. Looks delicious! Thanks for shairing.

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  3. It sounds lovely and I adore baked brie...I often make it with raspberries, a bit of Chambord and chocolate and chopped hazelnuts or with smoked salmon and dill.

    Yum!

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  4. Oh my goodness, that sounds YUMMY! Thanks for making me hungry:) HUGS!

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  5. I've made this before but never with the Kahlua - that would give is a totally different taste. Will try it next time.

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  6. Looks fantastic! Who can resist baked Brie?! Have a nice weekend.

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  7. Oh yum!! I found your lovely blog from Marvelous Mondays link-up and am so glad you shared this recipe. Brie is my favorite cheese and kahlua is good stuff so def a winning combination!

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  8. I.love.baked.brie! So good! This looks awesome. Thanks for sharing at Pinworthy Projects.

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