Get the recipe for this quick and easy pumpkin walnut baked brie. With pumpkin butter and crispy puff pastry, this cheesy appetizer is a decadent crowd-pleaser for fall or any time of the year!
Are you a fan of gooey cheese? How about pumpkin? Yes? Why not put them together! This Pumpkin Walnut Baked Brie checks many food obsession boxes, with the added delight of crunchy walnuts. We also have many other recipes to satisfy your pumpkin cravings, which you can check out here!
Pumpkin Walnut Baked Brie Recipe
When it comes to entertaining, I am always a fan of simplicity. For a long time, I went overboard and I would work myself up to such a level of stress that I couldn’t even enjoy the event. It probably took longer than it should have, but I had a bit of an epiphany of quality over quantity, simple but good food, and actually laughing and connecting with the people I had invited over.
Recipes like this baked brie with pumpkin butter are standbys that enable the easy but decadent entertaining I strive for (see more entertaining posts here!). The five minute prep time may even be a stretch. I think it took the longest to open the jar of pumpkin butter- ha!
How to Make Pumpkin Walnut Baked Brie
Pumpkin walnut baked brie is incredibly easy to make. You have to plan ahead a little to make sure your puff pastry is thawed according to the package directions. The one I used for this recipe only took an hour to thaw!
Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. While that’s preheating, roll out your pastry on your baking surface. I’m still a huge advocate of my well-seasoned pizza stone! I’ve had it for years and I use it almost daily.
Next spread out the pumpkin butter across the puff pastry. You can use more than 3 tablespoons if it doesn’t seem like enough! Sprinkle the top of that with chopped walnuts and sea salt. Place your brie cheese wheel. Sprinkle pumpkin pie spice over the brie.
Wrap the brie cheese wheel with the puff pastry. Fold the puff pastry over the wheel and press securely to seal. Brush the outside of the pastry with the whisked egg wash. Bake until crust reaches a golden color, 20-25 minutes.
How to Serve Pumpkin Walnut Baked Brie
Cutting into the bundle and having the delicious and creamy melted cheese ooze out is definitely irresistible.
Since the pumpkin butter and walnuts are on the bottom, it takes a little bit of digging to make a mixed bite. You can also keep an extra bowl of pumpkin butter nearby for additional garnish! We love this pumpkin butter the best, but it’s seasonal, so be sure to stock up if you can get it!
Providing a few different options for serving such as tortilla chips and apples gives guests the opportunity to try the different flavors. It’s an appetizer that can taste savory or sweet depending on the bite. It tastes a lot like cheesy pumpkin pie!
I hope you enjoy this recipe, and please let me know what you think if you try it!Print