Pesto / Brie / Pine Nut Appetizer

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Cheryl Cummins

This is a very easy, elegant and delicious appetizer!! You have to try it!

Top Review by shadowgirl...

Love this recipe. The only thing I do slightly different is I use camembert (in place of brie-stays soft better) and I make gentle slits on the top before heating and put a bit of pesto on it so the flavors get through the whole round of cheese. Then I add a bit more at serving. Also try taking small pieces of cheese & the pesto sauce & stuff a mushroom & bake. Ooolahlah...

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat brie at about 300 degrees for 10-15 minutes, until just soft to the touch.
  2. At the same time, heat the pine nuts.
  3. They are always best toasted just a little.
  4. Set the brie on a platter.
  5. Cover it with pesto.
  6. I don't use the whole package, sot hat more can be added later.
  7. Cover this with the pine nuts.
  8. I usually hold a few of these back as well.
  9. Slice the plum tomatoes and put them around the outside of tray.
  10. Put the cocktail bread around the outside of this.
  11. Enjoy!

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