Balsamic Cherry Baked Brie | Cherries + Peonies

Easy baked brie recipe with balsamic cherries - a 10 minute crowd pleasing appetizer
Is it me, or is spring always inspiring? It inspires me to gather friends, relax and celebrate the simple things in life. I’m not sure which I look forward to more in spring, the beautiful blooms of peonies or the first bite of fresh cherries. I partnered with Glade who captured the essence of spring in their Blooming Peony and Cherry fragrance to share a few fresh entertaining ideas, including this balsamic cherry baked brie!

Spring Entertaining | Balsamic Cherry Baked Brie

Balsamic cherry baked brie is beautiful and ridiculously easy to make. It’s a great hors d’oeuvres for effortless entertaining!

Easy summer appetizer idea | Balsamic Cherry Baked Brie

You can make this recipe with drained and rinsed maraschino cherries or even better, fresh cherries!

Balsamic soaked cherries are the perfect compliment to buttery baked brie in this easy 10 minute appetizer!

Balsamic Cherry Baked Brie | Cherries + Peonies

Preparation 10 mins 2017-05-30T00:10:00+00:00 Cook Time 25 mins 2017-05-30T00:25:00+00:00
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 c balsamic vinegar
  • 3/4 c cherries {or 1 10 oz jar, drained}
  • 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed
  • 8 oz brie wheel
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 Tbsp water

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Soak cherries in balsamic vinegar for 15+ minutes, up to 24 hours. Drain.
  3. On a floured surface, roll out puff pastry.
  4. Place brie wheel in the center of puff pastry & wrap. Use a pizza cutter to cut excess dough if necessary. Seal by lightly pressing the seams.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk egg white & water. Brush onto puff pastry for a beautiful sheen.
  6. Bake 25 minutes. Allow to cool 5 minutes & top with cherries.

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Balsamic Cherry Baked Brie | Cherries + Peonies
Recipe Type: Appetizer
Author: Julie Blanner
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Ingredients
  • 1/2 c balsamic vinegar
  • 3/4 c cherries {or 1 10 oz jar, drained}
  • 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed
  • 8 oz brie wheel
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 Tbsp water
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Soak cherries in balsamic vinegar for 15+ minutes, up to 24 hours. Drain.
  3. On a floured surface, roll out puff pastry.
  4. Place brie wheel in the center of puff pastry & wrap. Use a pizza cutter to cut excess dough if necessary. Seal by lightly pressing the seams.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk egg white & water. Brush onto puff pastry for a beautiful sheen.
  6. Bake 25 minutes. Allow to cool 5 minutes & top with cherries.

I paired my grandmother’s floral patterned china with a little simple flower arrangement at each place setting.

Cherries + Peonies Party | Spring Entertaining Ideas

For outdoor entertaining, I use a tray to make both set up and cleanup a breeze. It also eliminates the need for an actual centerpiece when paired with blooms at each place setting. A clean linen candle adds to the decor.

Spring Entertaining | Balsamic Cherry Baked Brie

In addition to this fabulous brie, I also served a naked cherries and cream cake. It’s perfectly light for a beautiful spring day!

Easy cherry cream cake recipe

Easy entertaining ideas for spring party

Okay, back to the brie…

Easy appetizer recipe | Balsamic Cherry Baked Brie

Balsamic soaked cherries are the perfect compliment to buttery baked brie in this easy 10 minute appetizer!

Balsamic soaked cherries are the perfect compliment to buttery baked brie in this easy 10 minute appetizer!

This post was made possible by Glade. Thank you for supporting the brands that give me the opportunity to share my favorite ideas and recipes with you! As always, all opinions and ideas are my own.

Incredibly easy 10 minute Balsamic Cherry Baked Brie appetizer recipe

 

Happy Spring!

Julie

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