Recipe: Caramel Almond Raspberry Wisonsin Brie

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    1 wheel (15 oz.) chilled Wisconsin brie cheese*
    2 Tbsp. red raspberry jam
    2 Tbsp. brown sugar
    1 Tbsp. honey
    1/4 cup sliced almonds
    Brown sugar (for topping)
    Sliced almonds (for topping)
    Wafer or shortbread cookies

Slice brie in half horizontally. Place bottom half of brie on 10×15 inch jellyroll pan. Combine jam, brown sugar, honey and almonds; spread over cut side of brie. Replace top half of brie, rind side up. Sprinkle with brown sugar and almonds. Bake at 375° F for 10-12 minutes (or microwave 2-4 minutes) or until soft. Then broil 3 inches from heat for 3-4 minutes or until brie is bubbly and almonds are caramelized. Serve with cookies. Suggested wine pairing: Four Daughters Sparkling Frontenac Gris.

*This recipe was prepared using the Charmant brie (60%) double crème, produced by Old Europe Cheese, Inc. in Benton Harbor, Michigan. People’s Co-op in Rochester carries this cheese.