Baked Brie Topped with Fresh Cherries

Cherry season is upon us – meaning summer get-togethers are not far behind. Serving ripe, juicy cherries over warm, gooey brie is an elegant and simple appetizer for a casual get together. Pair this dish with a chilled semi-dry Rosé wine.

YIELD: 8-10 servings

INGREDIENTS

    • 8 oz. wheel of brie cheese
    • 1 cup of pitted and chopped dark cherries
    • 1 tablespoon honey


FOR SERVING

    • Additional whole cherries
    • Crackers or sliced baguette
    • Fresh basil or thyme (optional)

 

METHOD

    1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
    2. Place brie wheel on a small baking sheet. drizzle with honey and bake for 10 minutes, until the inside starts to get soft but does not melt completely.
    3. Remove from oven, carefully transfer to a serving plate, top with chopped cherries and herbs if desired.
    4. Serve warm with additional cherries and crackers or sliced baguette.

 

 

Recipe created by: Meg Raines