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“My cohorts in the Ontario Regional thread and I go on an Apple Run in the Fall and we come away loaded with apples, and a few recipes... Everyone loves apples, and better still when this love is translated into a tasty appetizer.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 ounces brie cheese, round
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons brandy or 3 tablespoons rum
  • 14 cup walnuts, chopped toasted
  • 2 apples, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 French bread, baguette
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon sugar, for sprinkling
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted


  1. For the Crostini: Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Cut 20 X 1/2 inch thick diagonal slices from a french bread baguette.
  3. Brush one side of the slices with melted unsalted, butter.
  4. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.
  5. Arrange on an ungreased baking sheet.
  6. Bake in 425 degree oven for 6 - 8 minutes or until crisp and light brown.
  7. For the Brie: Oven temperature 350°F.
  8. Place Brie in an oven proof container.
  9. Bake 350 F oven about 15 minutes, or until warm and soft, but not runny.
  10. Stir together brown sugar, maple syrup and brandy or rum in a small sauce pan.
  11. Bring to boiling, stirring to dissolve sugar.
  12. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, about 5 minutes, until slightly thickened.
  13. Stir in walnuts.
  14. Pour over softened Brie.
  15. Serve immediatey with Cinnamon Crostini and apple slices.

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