Cherry-Brandy Baked Brie Recipe
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Cherry-Brandy Baked Brie Recipe

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No one will believe this impressive appetizer is so easy to make. You can substitute dried cranberries or apricots for the cherries and apple juice for the brandy. —Kevin Phebus, Katy, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:8 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 round (8 ounces) Brie cheese
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup brandy or unsweetened apple juice
  • French bread baguette, sliced and toasted or assorted crackers

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without baguette) equals 210 calories, 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 182 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Place cheese in a 9-in. pie plate. Combine cherries, walnuts, brown sugar and brandy; spoon over cheese.
  2. Bake 15-20 minutes or until cheese is softened. Serve with baguette. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Cherry-Brandy Baked Brie in Taste of Home October/November 2010, p47

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer

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Reviewed Dec. 28, 2013

"Quick, easy and delicious."

Reviewed Nov. 26, 2013

"I used Calvados instead of Brandy, since Calvado is Liquor made in Northern France of Apples. Mmmmm Mmmmm Delicious"

Reviewed Nov. 20, 2013

"I made this for Christmas Eve last year and am already getting requests for it again this year! This is easy and delicious! I used apple juice since I didn't have brandy."

Reviewed Feb. 14, 2013

"This is fabulous"

Reviewed Dec. 1, 2012

"This was wonderful! I made it for appetizers for Thanksgiving and my family loved it definitely a keeper"

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