Brie with Warm Honey and Toasted Walnuts

This honey drizzled brie is the perfect addition to your cheese plate or served by itself as an appetizer. Jump to the Brie with Warm Honey and Toasted Walnuts Recipe or read on to see our tips for making it.

Brie with Warm Honey and Toasted Walnuts

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This easy recipe is practically foolproof. Start with your favorite wedge of brie cheese. Leave it out for a while so it comes to room temperature — cold brie is just not as good.

How to serve brie with spiced and warm honey and toasted walnuts

Just before serving, toast some walnuts and make the warm spiced honey. In a small saucepan, combine honey with crushed red pepper flakes and a pinch of salt. Cook until it is warmed through then drizzle over the brie cheese and top with walnuts.

Adding the honey

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Recipe updated, originally posted September 2011. Since posting this in 2011, we have tweaked the recipe to be more clear. – Adam and Joanne

Brie with Warm Honey and Toasted Walnuts

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To toast walnuts, heat your oven to 350 degrees F. Spread the nuts  in a single layer on a baking sheet and roast for 5 to 10 minutes, tossing the nuts around occasionally to ensure even cooking. Nuts are toasted when they appear a shade darker and smell nutty.

Makes 4 to 6 servings

You Will Need

1 wedge brie cheese

1/4 cup walnut halves, toasted

3 tablespoons pure honey

1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

1/8 teaspoon sea salt

Directions

    Remove the cheese from refrigerator and place onto a serving plate. Set aside for 1 hour so that it comes to room temperature.

    Five minutes before serving, heat the honey in a small saucepan over medium heat with the red pepper flakes and salt. When the honey is warm drizzle it over the brie. Scatter walnuts on top and around the sides then serve.

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AUTHOR: Adam and Joanne Gallagher

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6 comments… Leave a Comment
  • veronica Klein November 14, 2014, 11:13 am

    Planning on making it for a potluck. Sounds delish

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  • Jeri February 11, 2012, 8:30 pm

    Looks great! I’m going to try this – however, I’m going to have to enlist the help of my hubby! He’s actually a better cook than I am so I find the recipes and assist him!! LOL Thanks for posting!

    Reply
  • Linda September 21, 2011, 10:11 pm

    I am a bee keeper and always looking for delicious ways to use my honey. This looks wonderful and a perfect appetizer for the holidays that aren’t too far off. I’ll be bookmarking this one.

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    • Joanne September 23, 2011, 3:36 pm

      Oh my gosh, we love that you are a bee keeper — have any more ideas for the use of honey? We would love to learn more.
      ~Joanne

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  • Miri Leigh September 10, 2011, 1:53 pm

    This looks delicious! Thanks for sharing 🙂

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    • Joanne September 12, 2011, 3:51 pm

      oh, it is! we had it for dinner — probably not the best decision ever health-wise, but yum!

      Reply

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