Balsamic Cherry Baked Brie | Cherries + Peonies

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  • 10-minute balsamic cherry baked brie recipe. This buttery brie appetizer allows for effortless entertaining and is always a crowd pleaser!

    10 minute balsamic cherry baked brie recipe. This buttery brie appetizer allows for effortless entertaining and is always a crowd pleaser!

    Easy Cherry Baked Brie Recipe

    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 Appetizer

    Effortless Brie Appetizer

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

    Just 10 minutes of prep is all you need before popping this amazing dish in the oven. In a matter of minutes, your whole house will be filled with the scent of the cheesy puff pastry goodness. No matter how good it smells, no peeking!

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    Helpful Hints for Making A Baked Brie Recipe

    You can make this recipe with drained and rinsed maraschino cherries or even better, fresh cherries! maraschino cherries have a taste of their own, and sometimes I just crave that distinct taste.

    Although whenever fresh cherries are in season I try to use those as much as possible. They give the whole dish a more homemade taste.

    If you’re feeling really adventurous try a different fruit on top for a completely new flavor.

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

    Easy baked brie recipe with balsamic cherries - a 10 minute crowd pleasing appetizer
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    Balsamic Cherry Baked Brie | Cherries + Peonies

    Course Appetizer

    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.

    Elegant Floral Arrangements

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

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    Great Outdoor Centerpiece

    For outdoor entertaining, I use a tray to make both set up and clean up 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

    What to Pair With A Baked Brie Recipe

    In addition to this fabulous brie, I also served a naked cherries and cream cake. It’s perfectly light for a beautiful spring day! It was a cherries galore kind of day, and everyone loved it!

    To break up all the cherry flavors make sure you try serving up these champagne slushies in between. They’re refreshing yet sophisticated and perfect for a night outside.

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    Beautiful Cherry Brie Appetizer

    Okay, back to the brie… Isn’t it beautiful? I can almost taste it just looking at these pictures.

    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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