Caramelized Apple and Toasted Walnut Brie

READY IN: 27mins
Recipe by dojemi

This appetizer is elegant and easy. Can also be served as a finale to a special meal.

Top Review by garn9121

My sister and I made this to have as a pre-Thanksgiving snack last year and it was so simple, quick and delicious. We used an apple we had on hand, it wasn't a braeburn, and we tossed the walnuts in with the apples after they had cooled a bit so they were coated in the apple/sugar mixture. Also used brown sugar, and served with sliced baguette. Beautiful and absolutely delicious! A fifteen minute appetizer.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small red apple, cored and sliced or chopped (such as Fuji or Braeburn)
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 (15 ounce) ripe round brie cheese, at room temperature
  • 14 cup toasted and coarsely chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. Melt butter in 10" non-stick skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add apples and sugar.
  3. Saute', tossing occasionally, until apples are soft and golden brown, about 12 minutes.
  4. Let apples cool slightly.
  5. Carefully place chopped apples (or fan apple slices) over cheese; sprinkle with walnuts.
  6. May be served right away, or chill if it is to be served later.
  7. May be prepared several hours in advance.
  8. Serve at room temperature; accompany with assorted crackers and bread slices.

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