Baked Brie Is an Appetizer Full of Gooey, Cheesy Goodness and Few Ingredients

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Dig into the melty, cheesy yumminess of baked brie, a super easy appetizer that needs just four main ingredients. Whether you’re having friends over or just craving a delicious snack, these baked brie recipes are gonna take your food game to the next level.

Puff Pastry Baked Brie

If you’re looking for a delightful twist on the classic baked brie, try this puff pastry baked brie recipe. With a golden, flaky crust embracing the warm, melted cheese, this culinary creation is a taste sensation.


  • 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed
  • 8 oz brie cheese wheel
  • 2 to 3 tbsp of your preferred fruit jam + extra for serving
  • 1 egg white, beaten
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  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Unroll the puff pastry onto a baking sheet, positioning the brie as the star in the center.
  3. Top the cheese with 2 to 3 tablespoons of your chosen jam, ensuring it reaches all the edges.
  4. Fold the edges of the puff pastry over the brie, sealing it from the top. Brush the top with a beaten egg white.
  5. Bake it for 20 to 30 minutes, until the pastry achieves a golden brown hue and the cheese melts.
  6. Place your baked brie on a platter, top with extra jam for a touch of indulgence if you wish, slice into the flaky pastry crust, and enjoy the dipping extravaganza!

Baked Brie With Fruit and Thyme

With just five ingredients, this baked brie with fruit and thyme recipe is both decadently delicious and incredibly easy to assemble.


  • 12 (½-inch thick) slices of crusty French bread, about 6 oz.
  • 1 (8 oz) whole round Brie cheese
  • 1½ tsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 3 fresh figs, quartered or 3 Tbs. fig jam
  • 4 tbsp honey, warmed + additional (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and neatly arrange the slices of bread on a baking sheet, ensuring they are in a single layer.
  2. Apply a generous coating of cooking spray to both sides of each bread slice and allow them to bake for approximately 3 minutes per side.
  3. Prepare the brie by cutting 12 small slits into the top and carefully inserting thyme leaves. Place the prepared brie in a 1 1⁄2-quart baking dish and bake until it achieves a softened state, around 10 to 12 minutes.
  4. Once the bread is toasted to satisfaction, arrange the slices around the baked cheese and complement with figs or a side serving of fig jam.
  5. To enhance the flavors, drizzle the assembled dish with honey. The dish is best enjoyed by dipping the toasted bread slices into the warm, melted cheese.