The recipes in our series “Homemade Gourmet” take the thought and time out of cooking without sacrificing their flavor or gourmet appeal. Elevate your appetizer spread with this simple Baked Brie with Pumpkin Butter and Candied Walnuts recipe.

This holiday appetizer is all wrapped up in buttery pastry dough. Pumpkin Butter Baked Brie adds a warm, melty side to your usual cheese platter. You’ll take more than one bite of this puff pastry wrapped brie topped with sweet pumpkin butter and candied walnuts. We promise!

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Need an easy recipe for all your holiday entertaining? This simple-to-make Pumpkin Butter Baked Brie is an entertaining breeze. Just roll out store-bought puff pastry dough and spread on a thick dollop of Pumpkin Butter. Sprinkle with chopped candied walnuts and top with a small wheel of brie.

Wrap it up like a holiday package and brush lightly with egg wash before baking to a beautiful golden brown. Serve this creamy, sweet and savory appetizer with crackers or slices of baguette.

Pumpkin Butter Baked Brie Recipe

5 from 1 vote
Servings 12


  • 1 sheet puff pastry (thawed)
  • ¼ cup Harry & David Pumpkin Butter
  • ¼ cup candied walnuts (or regular walnuts, chopped )
  • 1 8- ounce brie cheese (wheel, removed from packaging and rind in tact)
  • 1 egg (lightly beaten)


  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out the puff pastry to approximately 11 inches square.
  • Spread the pumpkin butter evenly in the center of the pastry to form a 4 inch circle. Sprinkle the walnuts evenly over the pumpkin butter and top with the brie.
  • Fold the corners of the pastry up over the brie and pinch to seal.
  • Place the pastry wrapped brie on a baking sheet lined with parchment and brush the surface with the egg.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the pastry is puffed and golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to rest for 5 minutes.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: French
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