Impress guests with this standout triple-tiered appetizer that gives beauty and height to any table. With only a handful of ingredients, in every bite, you’ll get a lovely three-cheese creaminess layered with bits of crunch and sweetness from the pecans and dried cranberries.
Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin
can be used in this recipe.
Place blue cheese and cream cheese in a food processor; cover and process until combined.
Carefully slice brie horizontally into three disc-shaped portions. Spread a third of the blue cheese mixture over the bottom portion. Sprinkle with half of the pecans. Top with brie. Spread with a third of the blue cheese mixture. Sprinkle with half of the cranberries. Top with brie (rind side up). Spread with remaining blue cheese mixture. Sprinkle with remaining pecans and cranberries. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve with crackers.
Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.
Brie cheese is best when the interior is creamy. Look for brie that is thoroughly ripened; however, if it’s overripe the smell of ammonia will be evident.
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