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Baked Brie With Lingonberry Jam

An easy made-in-the-oven cheese spread appetizer with brie cheese and lingonberry jam that tastes just like cranberries.

Easy made-in-the-oven cheese spread appetizer with brie cheese and lingonberry jam that tastes just like cranberries.

If you have been looking for an easy, elegant appetizer, Baked Brie with Lingonberry Jam is one that everyone will love.  The best part is how versatile it is –  you can dress up the Brie with what you already have in the pantry.

I make this recipe several times a year,  when I find Brie on sale at the grocery. It’s popular with the kids because Brie is a creamy and mild cheese, and the added jam doesn’t hurt either. They gobble it up, sometimes before it even hits the table. So spread a cracker or two for yourself  before you serve it or you might not get any!

This time, I made it with some lingonberry jam that I bought at IKEA. I had no idea that lingonberries are a distant cousin to cranberries, and the taste is similar. Perfect for the holidays! 

Baked Brie with Lingonberry

There are two camps when it comes to baked Brie. The first, who leave the top rind on the wheel, and the other who cuts it off. I like to cut the top off to put the toppings right on the cheese. The rind left on the sides makes a kind of bowl for the melted cheese and I find that it is less messy.

Baked Brie with Lingonberry Jam

As you see, lingonberry jam looks very similar to canned cranberry sauce. It is both tart and sweet and totally delicious.

OTHER TASTY COMBINATIONS FOR BAKED BRIE

  • Blueberry jam and sliced almonds
  • Honey and walnuts
  • Apricot jam and pistachios
  • Chocolate and hazelnuts – serve with shortbread cookies!
Baked Brie with Lingonberry Jam - Make this easy cheese spread in your oven! It only takes a few minutes and is an elegant appetizer everyone will love!

HOW TO STORE LEFTOVER BAKED BRIE

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator. It will keep for up to a week. The cold brie with nuts and jam will be hard to spread, so pop it in the microwave for 30 seconds or heat in the oven before trying to put on crackers or bread..

Baked Brie with Lingonberry Jam
Baked Brie with Lingonberry jam
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BAKED BRIE WITH LINGONBERRY JAM

An easy cheese spread made in the oven with brie cheese, lingonberry jam and topped with walnuts.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine French
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 130kcal

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INGREDIENTS

  • 8 ounce Brie cheese wheel
  • 1/4 cup lingonberry jam
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tsp grated orange peel

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Using a sharp knife, cut the top rind off  of the Brie. Spread the jam over the top of cheese, then the nuts. Sprinkle top with orange peel.
  • Bake in a small, oven proof dish for 20 – 25 minutes, until the cheese is melted and bubbling. Serve hot.

NOTES

Substitute your favorite jam and nuts for the Lingonberry and pecans as you like.

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving: 2tbsp | Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 180mg | Potassium: 57mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 168IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 1mg

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