Baked Brie Holiday Plate
By The Gourmet Farm Girl
1 pound Brie Cheese
3 medium size apples (any variety)
2 Comice or Bartlett Pears
25-30 Whole Pecans
¼ cup Pure Clover Honey
1 loaf Italian bread or 25-30 whole grain crackers
Remove Brie cheese from wrapper and place on a cooking sheet; bake at 300 degrees for 10-12 minutes
till just soft and warm.
Slice and toast the bread till just lightly golden; slice the fruit into thin slices; remove brie from oven and place on a large plate; gently cut open the cheese; garnish the plate with bread or crackers, pecans, fruit and a small bowl with the honey and allow your guest to help themselves or layer the bread slices with cheese, fruit, drizzle of honey and topped with a pecan; place on a serving tray.
Note: Other fruits such as strawberries, grapes, cooked cranberries, kiwi, raspberries, blackberries or cherries can be used depending on the season and availability.
Walnuts work well with this recipe also.