Baked Brie with Caramelized Pecans

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Servings: 8-10
  • About This Recipe

    “A good winter appetizer or movie snack.”

    Ingredients

  • 1 (8ounce) packages brie cheese( with rind)
  • 1/4 cupsour cream
  • 2tablespoonspacked brown sugar
  • 2tablespoonschopped pecans
  • 2teaspoonsbutter
  • Directions

  • Heat oven to 350F degrees.
  • Spray a small ovenproof dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Place the Brie in this dish.
  • Spread sour cream over brie as though frosting a cake.
  • Sprinkle top with brown sugar, then with pecans.
  • Dot top with butter.
  • Bake until cheese is very soft to the touch, 15-18 minutes.
  • Increase heat to 425F and bake 5 minutes longer.
  • Brie will be starting to melt on the bottom and the sugar will be bubbling on the top.
  • Serve with bread, sliced apples and crackers.
  • Reviews

  • “I decided to make this appetizer for a girls’ night at my house and it was a huge hit! I put the ingredients together in a baking dish and left it covered in the refrigerator until I was ready to bake it. No one had tried this before and it was gone before I had a chance to grab seconds! I used more pecans than suggested – I kept adding until the top was completely covered – then added more brown sugar as well. I will definitely make this again! Very easy and very classy.”

  • “Can’t believe I haven’t reviewed this yet!I’ve probably made this 5 times in the last 2 years for parties, Thanksgiving, etc.Everyone always loves this!It’s so easy to put together and had a nice WOW factor.I always serve with crackers and apple slices.Nice change from the usual brie with preserves.”

  • “really good… but take care to not eat it straight out of the oven as it will burn the roof of your mouth!two days later i’m still uncomfortable!oops!i also added craisins.a nice alternative to my usual brie topping: orange ginger preserves (which is also delicious).”

  • “Well you sure don’t need anymore steriling reviews but had to add mine to this. I was looking for something fast, easy and impressive to serve to last minute guest with wine and this fit the bill – had everything in the pantry and it was perfect. This is the first time I’ve ever had “baked” brie but I assure you it won’t be the last. Such an unexpected pleasure with the melting cheese against the sweet of the caramilized pecans – YUM, still thinking about it. Not a crumb was left and everyone was looking for more. I made it exactly as listed right down to serving with apples, crackers and home made sourdough baguettes. Thanks to you, I looked like a pro in the kitchen, and DH wants to know when we’ll have it again. Thanks Miss Erin for sharing.As an update, made this again with continued rave reviews, but this time found a round “mini” pie dish that was perfect for the round brie and toppings and looked even better – I’m posting a picture of that to show how great it looked.”

  • “I made this as part of a birthday dinner for my boyfriend. Such an easy recipe and tastes so great! He loved the taste of this and wants it again.”

  • “A real crowd-pleaser!I made this exactly as posted, except I added some dried cranberries.This could not be easier and was a great hit on Thanksgiving.Thanks for sharing!”

  • “This did not make it past the second day over Thanksgiving!Very easy to make and completely satisfying!”

  • “EXCELLENT recipe.I made it for a large gathering which included fans of Brie and those who supposedly didn’t care for it.The slight sweetness really enhances the flavor and converted some new fans!Very simple to make.”

  • “I was looking for a baked brie recipe without puff pastry.This was perfectl!I didn’t add the butter and I’m glad I didn’t as it was plenty rich without it.My brie wheel was 20 oz, so I cut it in half to make 2 wheels and just used one.I put it cut-side up in my dish and then topped and baked as directed.Yummy!Can’t wait to make the second wheel. :)”

  • “easy, special, and delicious!i have made this twice and the second time used slivered almonds instead of pecans, and added a handful of dried cranberries.fantastic and festive either way!”

  • “This recipe exceeded our expectations and turned out to be the best part of our girls lunch! Almost like dessert! May add raisins and cinnamon next time, but no need to mess with a fab recipe!(We used plain yogurt in place of sour cream with no adverse effects.) THANK YOU!”

  • “I made this for a girls’s night of drinks and appy’s – this was unbeliveable!LOVE IT !will definitly be making again – thank you!”

  • “A definate hit for brie lovers.A sophisticated and yummy appie!!”

  • “This was not only delicious, but beautiful as well.I baked a 20 oz. wheel so increased topping amounts.I melted just the right amoun when cut into.Served with presliced baguette and presliced green apples that made it a snap at serving time.Thank you!!!”

  • “This is the best brie I have had or made.I served it for a party and people couldnt stop talking about it.I will make it again and again.Thanks”

  • “A Perfect 10 in my book! This is one of those show-stopper appetizers that is also easy to prepare, and what could be better than that? I used a larger Brie, so doubled the toppings and it was a huge hit. I’ve made a similar recipe in the past that didn’t require the higher cooking temp at the end of the baking time and I think it’s much better this way. I served it with a new cracker I found at Sam’s Club called Carr’s Cheese Melts which made for a great combination in flavors. Thanks for this yummy recipe, Miss Erin.”

  • “Excellent Brie recipe! It was the first thing I ran out of on my cheese tray. Next time I will double the brown sugar and pecans and add another teaspoon of butter. ThanksMiss Erin!”

  • “This was SO EASY – I forgot to put the butter on top because I was going by memory… just spread on some sour cream, sprinkled a layer of brown sugar, and put on the pecans and baked.Everyone loved it… no one could tell what I put on top of the brie.No one would ever guess how easy this is to make – people were hovered around it the whole night. THANKS!”

  • “My family and friends love this recipe and it is a must at all functions.You will not be disappointed when presenting this wonderful recipe.”

  • “Amazing!I made it just the way described.I served this at a large party with a large spread of food.The crowd hovered over this dish until it was devoured.I will definately make this for the next party.”

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