melted cheese heaven

want the easiest appetizer of all time? well, besides store-bought hummus. this is a quick, delicious, melty, indulgent appetizer with only three ingredients: brie, almonds, and butter.

served with either slices of french bread or crackers, the recipe is great to have in your back pocket!

_________________________

melted brie with almonds

ingredients

  • one round brie, with the rind
  • 1/2 c. sliced almonds
  • 1 Tbsp. butter

directions

in a small saucepan, melt the butter on medium. when the butter starts to froth and bubble, toss in the almonds. stir and cook until golden brown — about 2 to 4 minutes. keep a watchful eye because they can burn quickly.

meanwhile, place the entire round of brie onto a fairly large microwave safe plate (choose one that you’ll serve the appetizer on).  microwave the brie on high for 45 to 60 seconds. watch it and make sure it does not burst. do not poke any holes in the brie before you microwave because it will all ooze out during heating.

once the brie is warm and soft in the middle, remove from the microwave and pour the warm butter/almond mixture over the top of the brie.

Melted Brie Appetizer

serve with crackers or bread!

… and wine, of course!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s