With the holidays coming up, this tasty appetizer is easy to transport to parties and makes a great hostess gift. Best of all this a quick-n-easy recipe to make at home and travel with or you can take all of the ingredients and make it onsite
when you arrive at your destination.
Refrigerate Brie until chilled and firm; or freeze 30 minutes, or until firm. Cut Brie in half horizontally.
Combine butter, dried cherries, cherry juice, pecans and thyme in a small bowl; mix well. Evenly spread mixture on cut-side of one piece of the Brie. Top with the other piece, cut-side down. Lightly press together. Wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate 1 to 2 hours. To serve, cut into serving size wedges and bring to room temperature. Serve with crackers. makes about 20 appetizer servings
Note: If wrapped securely in plastic wrap, this appetizer will keep in the refrigerator for at least a week.
TIP - Melt semisweet chocolate or white chocolate chips over low heat. Stir in dried cherries. Add toasted almonds, if desired. Mix until coated with chocolate. Spoon into waxed paper for a candy treat that kids and adults will love.