Dom and I were invited to a friend’s house for dinner recently. I promised I would bring an appetizer. After asking her about her menu, I decided I needed to make something savory. My appetizer muse was nowhere to be found. I think she was off eating the free samples at Costco. I set off for the market and was walking around hoping she would come back and help out when WHAM out of nowhere I saw logs of brie in the cheese case. Whoever has seen logs of brie???? The creative juices started flowing and I came up with this tasty little treat.
- 1 President Brie Log
- 2 tablespoons of fig jam
- 1/4 lb low sodium proscuitto
- Sour Cherry Preserves
- Glazed Walnuts
- Bring all ingredients to room temperature
- Slice the brie log in the center enough to make a pocket but not all the way through
- Put the fig jam in the pocket and lightly press to close
- Wrap the log in proscuitto
- Wrap in paper and refrigerate until ready to serve
- Just before serving slice into round discs and top either with the basalmic cherry or a walnut
- Place on a cracker of your choice and serve
Pour yourself a delicious glass of dry white wine, put the Brie on a plate and pretend you are in Paris!
46 responses to “Brie and Figs and Cherries, Oh My!”
OMG! This a must do.
This has me DROOL! Brie, figs and pecans…all my favourites!
Stop over and I will whip it up!
Yes! Brie in a log shape is like a dream! Love that you did the whole salty-sweet thing on this, Bernadette! Well done. 😋
I usually do this with figs and goat cheese. You probably noted the similarity to TJ Strawberry Appetizer. I guess I just like roll up.
Perfect! I’m sure there was none left! I’ve never seen a log of brie, and now my mind is taking off!
I can’t wait to see what you come up with. You are so creative.
This sounds like a double YUMMY recipe, Bern. Love your creativity.
Thank you so much Elizabeth.
Looks great. I wonder if smoked slamon would work too.
I have never had brie and salmon but I don’t know why it wouldn’t work. Let me know.
I made this for a garden party and used smoked salmon. It was so good and everyne loved it. Thanks!!
Thanks Darlene for letting me know. Dom likes smoked salmon, so next time I will make it YOUR way.
Hi Bernadette, I love brie and figs so this is right up my street.
The Brie Log was just calling out to be made fancy. Thanks for stopping by Robbie.
Thanks Robbie. It is a winning combo.
It is a tasty combination Robbie. Hope you get to enjoy it soon.
Brie and figs a match made in culinary heaven…
I am a sucker for all things fig. Thanks Carol.
I have never seen log Brie before! Your appetizer sounds amazing!
Thanks Julia. It was a first for me also.
I wonder if it will become a regular item in stores.
I’m not sure. I hope so. Have a wonderful weekend. Can’t wait to see where your travels take you next.
Brie with fruit is such an amazing combination in itself, but you’ve made it even better, with adding prosciutto. It seems your muse was there after all. Brilliant! 🙂
High praise coming from such a creative cook yourself. Thanks.
Delicious! You could bring that to my house anytime. 🙂
Great recipe and great combo of flavors! I will be on the lookout for a Brie log 🙂
Thanks Judy. I haven’t seen the product available anywhere but at ShopRite here in NJ.
I recently found Reny Picot Slicing Brie at Market Fresh, a small size Whole Foods. The slices are square and not round. I bet Whole Foods carries it – I forgot to check the last time I was there. Just for your info…
Yum! Love brie, and it’s terrific with almost any fruit. Nice!
I love this!!! And the fact I have to look for the brie log at Costco. I think the log really lends itself to fun and creative ideas. Yours was proof!
I live in NJ and bought the cheese at ShopRite. I am not sure if it is sold in Costco. Let me know Velva. Thanks for stopping by.
I love brie, and I’ve never seen a log of it. But oh my, why NOT? This should be a given! What an excellent appetizer you’ve created.
When you come to NJ, try ShopRite. Have a delicious weekend Pam. PS My sis loves your book.
Oh! I’m SO HAPPY that your sis is happy with her copy of Flashes of Life. Yay!! <3
A brie log would be great to cut lengthways and fill a baguette ! This is a yum appetiser, and hope you and your friends didn’t eat too many as It would be easy to do so.
It sure as heck make a delicious baguette sandwich. We used to eat those on the beach in St. Maarten. Have a delicious weekend.
That’s a great combination of flavors there and looks very pretty too 😋
Thanks so much Ribana.
…And Paris is always a good idea 😊
Can’t wait to try it out. Thank, Bernadette!
You are a 150 percent correct. Thanks for stopping by and commenting.
a brie log? sounds wonderful cherries! yes please.
Thanks Sherri, it is a delicious combo.
OMG!!!!! This sounds so delicious!