I’m going to be honest with you and admit that I ate 75% of this brie by myself. It is incredible with the apple slices, but by the end I was just spooning it out of a dish in the fridge, where it was yelling my name constantly until I could finish it. The balance of flavors is just right – umami, sweet, sour, fat creamy gooey goodness.
Best Baked Brie
Adapted from Allrecipes
3 Tbs butter
1 small onion, chopped
2 cups mushrooms, halved and sliced
1/2 cup dates, pitted and chopped
1 Tbs aged balsamic vinegar
1 (7 ounce) wedge Brie cheese
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. In a skillet over medium heat, melt butter and caramelize onions and mushrooms, about 8 minutes. Add the dates and warm mixture for about 2 minutes. Deglaze the pan with the balsamic vinegar, stir well, and remove from heat.
Slice the Brie wedge in half down the center so that there is a top and a bottom. Place cheese on a parchment lined baking sheet. Spoon the onion mixture on top. Bake for 5 to 7 minutes, or until it starts to ooze but not melt.
Serve immediately with apple slices.