You will love how tasty this cherry, basil, and bacon baked brie is. Cherries are ripe and in-season so they are perfect with this baked brie appetizer.
Brie Appetizer Ideas
This cherry, bacon, and basil baked brie appetizer recipe is perfect anytime you need a quick and easy appetizer!
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Because our whole family is gluten free, we like to bring our own appetizers to avoid the risk of anything getting cross-contaminated with gluten.
These crackers can accompany any dip, cheese, or topping. They really can hold up to anything.
Can you use frozen cherries to make this baked brie recipe?
Yes! You can use either fresh or frozen cherries to make this bacon cherry brie appetizer recipe.
Can you make this brie recipe vegetarian?
Although I am a die-hard bacon fan, this recipe would still be delicious if you choose to omit the bacon.
*Note you can use either rectangle shaped brie, a round circle shaped brie, or a large brie wedge shape for this recipe. Any of these are perfect for these brie appetizer ideas.
- 1 whole brie, I found this really fun rectangular brie.
- 1 cup fresh cherries, pits removed
- 1 tablespoon fresh basil, thinly sliced
- 2 slices of bacon, pre-cooked and sliced
- 1 tablespoon honey
- Breton Original with Flax or White Bean with Salt Gluten Free Crackers
- In a small saucepan, add cherries, basil, bacon, and honey.
- Cook on very low heat for 10 minutes.
- Remove from heat and allow to cool.
- Put brie into a small baking dish.
- Bake on 300 degrees for 15-20 minutes.
- Keep an eye on the brie so it doesn't get too hot and melt out of its rind.
- Top with cherry mixture.
- Serve with Breton's gluten free crackers.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 181 Saturated Fat: 7g Cholesterol: 42mg Sodium: 285mg Carbohydrates: 6g Sugar: 5g Protein: 9g
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