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Baked Brie With Garlic

Looking for a delicious and easy savory appetizer? Baked Brie With Garlic is creamy, packed with flavor, and a sure-fire hit at your next party.

puff pastry wrapped baked brie on a cheese board with pretzels, crackers, and grapes

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This is an easy appetizer that requires very little hands-on time. I’m all for the lazy hors-d’oeuvres that look fancy, but don’t take much effort on my part.

This dish has super creamy brie cheese topped with roasted garlic and wrapped in puffed pastry. I mean, c’mon. This is pure joy on a plate.

puff pastry, brie, an egg, and garlic on a white board

Do You Take The Rind Off Brie Before Baking?

I don’t. That takes more effort and while I don’t love the rind when eating brie cold, it’s totally delicious when warm. Additionally, removing the rind may cause some cheese oozage when baked.

Brie comes in wheels (rounds) or wedges. Feel free to use whichever you prefer or have access to in your local grocery store. For this recipe, I used an 8 oz wheel.

4 photos showing how to wrap brie in puff pastry

Pro Tips/Recipe Notes

  • I have two posts on how to make roasted garlic (in the air fryer or the Instant Pot), and then of course you can make it in the oven too.
  • You can store the roasted garlic in the fridge for a few days to make this an easy-to-prep app.
  • Give the baked brie a chance to rest/cool for 10-15 minutes before serving. This makes it easier to handle and as an added bonus, it won’t stick to the roof of your mouth like a cheesy piece of hot lava.
  • This recipe only uses one puff pastry sheet, and they come two to a box. Use the other sheet at a later date to make your own amazing Puff Pastry Pizza Pockets.

a hand holding a cracker with a scoop of roasted garlic brie

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puff pastry wrapped baked brie on a cheese board with pretzels, crackers, and grapes
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5 from 14 votes

Baked Brie With Garlic

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Thawing`30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Roasted garlic and brie is creamy, packed with flavor, and a sure-fire hit at your next party.

Ingredients

  • 1 frozen puff pastry {thawed at room temp for 20-30 minutes}
  • 8 oz brie {wheel or wedges}
  • 2 heads garlic
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 egg {optional}

Instructions

Roasting the Garlic

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Prepare a baking dish with a small piece of foil AND a baking sheet lined with parchment.
  • Using a sharp knife, remove the top section of the heads of garlic and place the garlic on the foil.
  • Drizzle each head with about 1/2 tsp of olive oil. Wrap the foil up and around the garlic to create a small pouch.
  • Bake for 35 minutes or until the individual cloves are soft and caramelized. Set aside to cool.

Making the Brie in Puff Pastry

  • Place puff pastry at room temperature for 20-30 minutes.
  • Unfold puff pastry and lay it on the baking sheet.
  • Place the wedge/wheel of brie in the middle.
  • Squeeze heads pf roasted garlic to remove the cloves over the brie.
  • Fold one side over. Then the other side, and repeat until you have a nice little carb covered piece of brie.
  • Optional: lightly brush a whisked egg over the top with a pastry brush. This will give your puff pastry a nice little golden top.
  • Bake for 25 minutes. Let it sit for 15 minutes, and then serve with crackers and/or veggies.
Nutrition Facts
Baked Brie With Garlic
Amount Per Serving (1 oz)
Calories 136 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 61mg3%
Potassium 14mg0%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 0g0%
Protein 1g2%
Calcium 2mg0%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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30 comments on “Baked Brie With Garlic”

  1. Potentially a silly question, but am I supposed to be pre-roasting the garlic here?:

    “Squeeze your roasted garlic bulbs over the cheese until the individual cloves come out.”

    Thanks! Excited to make this for Thanksgiving!