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Figgy-Topped Brie With Hazelnuts on Cedar


Cedar Planked Brie with Figs and Hazelnuts


1 Cedar cheese plank

1 high quality Brie wheel (lower quality cheeses have high oil contents and they will melt too fast)

1 lb. fruit of your choice (for this recipe we used fresh figs)

1 tbs brown sugar

2 c. white wine

1/4 c. hazelnuts

Fresh sage, minced

Thin slices of baguette, toasted

Cedar Planked Brie with Figs ingredients

Cedar Planked Brie and Fig appetizer ingredients


1.    Soak cedar plank for at least one hour.

2.    First, half the figs and remove the pits.

3.    In a medium saucepan place the figs, the brown sugar, and 1 cup of white wine.

Cedar Planked Brie and Figs. Cooking the figs.

4.    Pour the other cup of wine in your favorite wine glass and enjoy while occasionally stirring fig mixture.

5.    Preheat grill to 450ºF.

6.    Place plank on the grill until is starts smoking.

7.    After the fig and wine mixture cooks down to a thick jam consistency add hazelnuts.

8.    Gently set the Brie wheel on the plank without breaching its outer coating.

9.    Spoon the fig mixture onto the Brie wheel.Brie and Figs ready to hit the grill.Grilling Cheese on a cedar cheese plank

10. Once the Brie wheel begins to melt, immediately remove from heat and serve with tasted baguette slices.

Cedar Planked Cheese Appetizer. Brie and Figs.

Cedar Planked Brie with Figgy Jam and Hazelnuts

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Photo Credit: Ryan Zimmer Photography



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