Baked brie with pumpkin butter and walnutsPair fall apples and cheese and you’ve got the perfect match. But put that cheese into the oven and top with some sweet pumpkin butter and walnuts and you’ve got an ooey gooey match made in heaven. Serve with apple slices for a fall or holiday appetizer that will be devoured in minutes. You may want to have a back-up ready.

The recipe couldn’t be easier.

IngredientsThis is all you need, plus a dusting of cinnamon.

Brie with pumpkin butter and walnutsTop the Brie with pumpkin butter, walnuts and cinnamon and pop into the oven.

Baked brie with pumpkin butter, walnuts and applesRemove after 15 minutes in a 350 degree oven.

Apple slice with baked brieIt’s like an adult version of a candy apple…but so much better.

Here’s how to make it:

Baked Brie with Pumpkin Butter and Walnuts

Serves: 6-8 as an appetizer

Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 8oz wheel of Brie cheese
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin butter (you could also use apple butter)
  • 1 tablespoon walnuts
  • Sprinkle of cinnamon
  • 2 apples, sliced

Directions: preheat the oven to 350 degrees with cast-iron skillet inside. Trim the rind from the top of the Brie. Top Brie with pumpkin butter, walnuts and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Remove skillet from oven and add Brie. Bake for ~15 minutes or until cheese is melted but hasn’t yet lost its’ form. Serve with sliced apples and/or whole grain crackers.