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Fruit and Caramel Brie Recipe

Fruit and Caramel Brie Recipe

"I’m a stay-at-home mother with two boys and I enjoy cooking—especially appetizers," shares Tracy Schuhmacher from Penfield, New York. "It must run in the family because my mom served appetizers and desserts exclusively for several Christmas Eve celebrations. Brie is one of my favorite cheeses and this sweet-savory recipe is party-special but especially easy to throw together."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 round (8 ounces) Brie cheese, rind removed
  • 1/3 cup caramel ice cream topping
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried apples
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread baguette, sliced and toasted


  • 1. Place Brie in a microwave-safe bowl. In a small bowl, combine the caramel topping, cranberries, apples and walnuts. Spread over Brie. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 60-90 seconds or until cheese is heated through and slightly melted. Serve with toasted baguette slices. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 412 calories, 16g fat (6g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 568mg sodium, 57g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 4g fiber), 12g protein.

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MastersWolfPet User ID: 4651493 257224
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2016

"Always our pre-Thanksgiving appetizer. Always a hit. :)"

mamaknowsbest User ID: 5826120 167051
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2013

"This was great appetizer for before Thanksgiving dinner. Very good, easy to prepare. Only thing to be VERY careful about is microwaving times. Start with 30 seconds and work up to 90. Brie can be easily over heated. Watch your microwave and you will be very happy with the results!!"

parksville User ID: 1598935 115422
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2013

"Delicious, easy and not time consuming to make. Served w/ Breton crackers and it was a hit w/ our dinner guests. Will make again."

heartlandmom User ID: 4373495 115418
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2012

"Absolutely wonderful! I also made it for both Christmas and New Year's--couldn't get enough."

sandjoy User ID: 2092052 145323
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2012

"It's so easy. Guests find it impressive. Caution: can be addicting!"

mamamowe15 User ID: 4646310 92729
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2011

"This is an awesome appetizer! Everyone was eating it up! Followed recipe to a T :)"

heartlandmom User ID: 4373495 145304
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2010

"Made this for Christmas Day (we always have appetizers before the arduous task of opening gifts). We liked it so much that I am making it for a New Year's party too. I made it exactly as directed, and it was wonderful. Also good with crackers such as whole wheat or Triscuits."

devanscrnp User ID: 4530513 161393
Reviewed Nov. 26, 2010

"I made this for Thanksgiving and it was a real hit. Would definitely make it again and have additional brie on hand to double recipe."

boogurr User ID: 4730752 146378
Reviewed Mar. 13, 2010

"Instead of dried i used Fresh chopped up apple pieces, and the crunch was appreciated. It was so yummy!! My dad always brings it up "Remember when you made that baguette thing that was so good?" It was easy, but mine didn't look as good as the i just topped the toasted bread and served."

Sherrphd User ID: 3664848 145303
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2008

"Fabulous taste and so simple. I used Welche's diced cranberries and apples with cinnamon. I've made it for friends in NY, Utah and AZ and everyone loves it. My foodie friends couldn't pick out the caramel. Sherry"

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