This week has been interesting. The weather quickly switched to the cooler side, which I love, but the shock to my pitiful immune system has taken a hit. I’m pushing through, but when night comes I am just physically exhausted.
We’ve all been there and I know it will pass, but it’s so hard for me to just sit all day. I’ve definitely slowed it down over the past few days, and now are more than ready for this congestion to hit the road.
Fortunately my appetite has remained and with the rain back in Nashville, I thought LeBraun and I could use an afternoon pick me up treat with a fall vibe—Cinnamon Apple Brie.
We all know that cinnamon and apples were a match made in culinary heaven and that tart apples and creamy brie perfectly juxtapose each other, so it only stands to reason that all three would create a flavor explosion trifecta. Spoiler: It did!!!!
Baked brie is a staple appetizer or snack at any get together I host. It’s just so simple. It’s cheese (so no complaints there) and is crazy versatile. You can top it with fruit jams, candied nuts, spicy salsa…whatever seasonal or flavor profile you need to add to the event. Brie’s got your back.
For a warming rainy day treat, today I took a couple tart Granny Smiths, chopped them up, tossed them with brown sugar and cinnamon, and pour them over a nice round of goat brie! Can I get an Amen? Amen!
I served ours with Glutino Gluten-Free Bagel Chips, a personal favorite…they’re like a chip form of crostini, for added crunch.
Slice and served. Mmm!
Gluten-Free Cinnamon Apple Brie
- 4 tbsp butter
- 3 Granny Smith apples
- 2 tbsp brown sugar
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1 small wheel goat brie cheese
- Dippers of choice
- Preheat 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Line a quarter baking sheet pan with parchment paper.
- Unwrap the brie and place in the center of the prepared sheet pan.
- Bake 5-8 minutes or until the brie starts to ooze.
- In a medium saucepan over medium heat, toss butter, apples, sugar, and cinnamon together.
- Cook roughly 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until apples are tender.
- Carefully transfer the brie to a serving platter and top with the apple mixture.
- Serve with baguette slices, crackers, bagel crisps, chips, etc.