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Baked Brie with Cherries

Hi Everyone,

How are you on this lovely Tuesday?  I’m just happy that it’s finally cooling off outside, which means I can bake again!  Woohoo!!  Speaking of baking I have a treat for you!!

I made a fabulous baked Brie and topped it with my Cherry Quick Jam.  I got inspired to make this recipe from daelia’s Biscuits for Cheese.  They were kind enough to ask me if I wanted to try out their biscuits, and if you are a frequent reader of Peanut Butter and Peppers, you know I love crackers, crisps and biscuits!  There was no way I could turn down the opportunity to try their biscuits, especially ones that contain nuts and are all natural.

Since their biscuits are unique in flavors, such as Almond Raisin, Hazelnut Fig and Pumpkin Seed, I needed to come up with a cheese that would complement the flavor of the crackers and I automatically thought of baked brie with cherries.  This to me was a perfect match!  It’s pleasing to the eye and to the palate!!

One thing that is nice about the Brie Cheese, is that the lite version is only 70 calories an ounce.  So you can have a little and it’s guilt-free.  Also this Baked Brie is so simple to make, looks elegant and is a great way to use seasonal fruit such as cherries!  However you can use any kind of fruit jam you like.  I have had baked brie with raspberry jam and that tastes wonderful too, but I really like the cherries the best!

For baking the cheese, I made a little shallow bowl out of aluminium foil and placed the cheese in it, topped it with the Cherry Jam and baked it for 15 minutes.  I’ll be honest, I probably could have baked it a pinch longer to make it more bubbly, but I was hungry and was too excited to wait for it, so I took it out a few minutes sooner than I planned, not to mention it was pretty hot out and I couldn’t wait to turn the oven off.  I’m making a lot of excuses here, aren’t I?

I have to say I really love the crackers!  I like how crispy they are, there full of nuts and high in fiber.  My favorite biscuits are the Almond Raisin.  I ate a pack of them in one day!   I should have savored them, but they are so good!  One of my favorite combos in general is almonds and raisins.  I know these crackers are meant for cheese, but I’ll be honest with you, they taste awesome dipped in peanut butter and that’s how I ate most of them!!  It’s one of those treats that you tell yourself that you will just eat one, next thing you know you ate half a jar of peanut butter and all the crackers!  I can’t help it, I’m weak!!

Baked Brie with Cherry Jam
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 8 servings
  • Serving size: 1 oz
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
A soft baked cheese topped with fresh cherry jam.
Ingredients
  • 8 oz Lite Brie Cheese
  • ½ cup cherry quick jam or cherry preserves
  • 1 tsp. maple syrup (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven 350
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment or use a pie dish sprayed with cooking spray.
  3. Cut off the rind on top of the cheese, but leave the sides and bottom intact. If you do not have any rind on the sides, make a shallow bowl out of aluminum foil, spray with cooking spray and place the cheese in it.
  4. Mix maple syrup with cherry jam and spread on top of cheese
  5. Bake in oven for 10 - 15 minutes, until cheese is soften and bubbly
Notes
Calories per ounce of cheese: 83.7, Fat: 4.5, Cholesterol: 15, Sodium: 230.1, Potassium: 42.5, Carbs: 3.5, Fiber: .04, Sugar: 2.8, Protein: 7.2

If your interested in these crackers you can check out daelia’s on Facebook.  There  available at Whole Foods and various independent cheese shops.  So next time you go to Whole Foods you should really scope them out!!  I know I will because I am now addicted to the Almond Raisin!

I was re-reading the letter they sent me with the additional information, I didn’t realize they offered one of my readers the same package that they sent me, which is 6 packs of crackers!  So that means I can share these crackers with you!  Just be sure to send me your Almond Raisin ones!  Just kidding!

To enter the giveaway for 6 packs of Daelias Gourmet Biscuits for Cheese, all you have to do is answer this one question.  What is your favorite kind of cheese?

For additional chances to win, just be sure to leave separate comments and tell me you did so.

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Giveaway ends on Thursday evening and I’ll announce a winner on Friday!
Have a wonderful day!
Toodles,
Jennifer

Your Winner

(confirmed)

Author: Tara @ Chip Chip Hooray
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  5. I don’t have a blog but I shared you on facebook!!!

  6. I pinned your cherry jam!!

  7. That cheese with the cherries looks so good! The crackers sound delicious! I probably can’t find them in my small town in Kansas but I will be in Dallas this weekend and I always hit up whole foods so I will for sure be on the lookout for the crackers! The almond and hazelnut will be the first in my basket! Thanks for sharing such fab food! You’re the best!!

  8. amy marantino says:

    i like sharp cheddar

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  11. yum, after looking at that recipe I’d have to say Brie because I’ve had such the sweet tooth lately!

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  14. My favorite cheese is white Vermont cheddar!

  15. As of late, I’d say my favorite cheese is goat’s gouda!

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  18. I repinned your black bean burger… def perfect for summertime grilling!

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  20. My favorite kind of cheese is white cheddar–yum!

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  22. And I subscribe to PB&P via RSS.

  23. Now following Daelia’s on Twitter.

  24. I’m following you on Pinterest.

  25. i love best ricotta cheese

  26. And I just tweeted the giveaway.

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  28. My favorite kind of cheese is brie, so this recipe looks especially delectable 😀

  29. I am subscribed to your blog through email!

  30. Just followed all your Pinterest boards. Yours look kind of like mine – MOSTLY food, with a hint of other stuff 🙂

  31. Almost every time I get a notification about a new post, I immediately go to the page and pin the recipe. Definitely pinned today’s, and I always pin your fun frappe drinks!

  32. Melissa C. says:

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  34. Linda S says:

    My favorite is extra sharp cheddar.

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  37. I love baked brie! It is so yummy!

  38. This is gorgeous Jennifer. I love baked brie and the cherries are a perfect addition!

  39. I love all cheese but especially pepperjack.

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  45. I love goat cheese with the most ridiculous passion.

  46. Cassandra says:

    Favorite cheese? It’s so hard to pick one. We’re so proud of cheese here in Wisconsin it almost feels cruel to single one out. I love fresh mozz sandwiches though so I think I’d have to go with Mozzarella!

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  50. Oh yum! My favorite type of cheese is definitely goat cheese! On crackers, in salads, on bread…I’m craving some right now!

  51. Cassandra says:

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  52. My favorite cheese is definitely brie! 🙂 This looks so yummy, I’ll have to give it a try.

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  56. I love Feta chesse! Didn’t use to, but do now!

  57. I follow you on email.

  58. Okay, I love smoked gouda, really aged cheddar also.

  59. One more comment. I make a salad with black beans, raisins, cottage cheese (yum), diced apples and top it all off with salsa.

    This is so good, filling and healthy.

  60. i’ve never had brie, but those pictures are gorgeous.
    my fav cheese is feta, but i’ve recently started my search to make a cruelty-free vegan feta.
    those almond raisin crackers sound yummy! i’ll have to add that to my list for my whole foods trip coming up … i’m so excited, and my list keeps getting longer!

  61. Boursin is my favorite, but brie prepared like this could change my mind! 😉

  62. I follow you on twitter!

  63. My favorite kind of cheese without a doubt is trader Joe’s Asiago rosemary cheese. Tum!

  64. Great giveaway, Jennifer! One of my favorite cheeses is English Cheddar – nothing better!

  65. I love sharp (or extra sharp) cheddar…and also cream cheese 🙂

  66. Picking one cheese to call my favorite is beyond difficult. But I’ll do it – for you. And the chance to win some awesome crackers! 🙂 I’m going to say at this current moment truffled chevre is my fave!

  67. i love really sharp cheddar..yumm so good!! but i love love love brie with sweet jam on it..or in this case, cherries!! it is seriously so good.

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  69. pinned your skinny vanilla mocha frape the other day..looks awesome!

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  72. Sandra Baer says:

    My favorite kind of cheese is goat cheese.

  73. Fresh mozzarella!

  74. Email subscriber

  75. I follow you on Twitter @serene_streams

  76. I follow Daelia’s Biscuits on Twitter too

  77. Tweeted your giveaway link too – thanks so much!

  78. I enjoy Colby Jack cheese.

  79. I just love CHEESE…..!!!! all cheese!

  80. Alie Rodriguez says:

    I love Feta cheese! I follow you on Pinterst , email and facebook. I would love these crackers. 🙂

  81. My favorite is brie…especially baked brie!!

  82. Valerie says:

    I LOVE pepper jack cheese! It’s perfect to throw in with some pika (spicy) recipes or just some chilli!

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  84. Georgiana says:

    I like Muenster cheese!

  85. Georgiana says:

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  87. Brie, parm…pepper jack. Love!

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  89. Heather says:

    It’s hard to pick a favorite! I LOVE cheese, but if I have to choose, I would say a good sharp cheddar cheese, on crackers. YUM!

  90. Allison says:

    What kind of cheese don’t I love? Sharp cheddar will always be a favorite, but so are feta, chèvre, aged gouda, blue, habanero jack, and so many more!

  91. Allison says:

    I am also an email subscriber and I follow you on Pinterest. Thanks!

  92. YUMMY! I love cheese & jam 🙂

  93. I love plain ole’ cheddar!

  94. Cheese, glorious Cheese! Love Pepperjack and mozzarella

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  96. Michele says:

    Brie is my favorite! I just bought goat cheese though and it’s really good!

  97. Michele says:

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  99. My favorite cheese is swiss

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  101. What cheese do I not love?! LOL! I love CHEESE!!!! All kinds! 🙂

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  103. My bf loves brie so we eat it a lot. My fav is muenster for sandwiches and but all time is goat cheese!