Grilled apples with brie

The apple could even top circles of toasted bread

Why should meat get all the grill time? Fruit tastes fabulous with a little smokiness and grilling dessert is a great way to keep the oven off during the dog days of summer. Serve these to start or end a wonderful meal.

Grilled apples with brie

  • 2 medium apples
  • about 1/2 small wheel of brie
  • 1 tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme or tarragon
  • A good-sized sheet of foil, around 10 inches long

Core apples and slice into round disks. (You’ll have two little slices leftover by the core just eat them.) Whisk honey in small bowls. Using pastry or silicone brush, coat both sides of apples with honey mixture. Place on foil and top each with a slice of brie, leaving a little room for meltage. Place foil on a hot grill and cook until cheese is melted and apples are tender. About seven to 10 minutes. Remove from heat and sprinkle with fresh spice.

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78 Responses to Grilled apples with brie

  1. nrhatch says:

    Hold the steak . . . pass the grilled fruit, please!

  2. pcadams says:

    What a great idea! Maybe some other cheeses would work equally as well.

  3. Photo is gorgeous and these look like they would be beyond tasty.

  4. while i’m not a huge fan of apples, you had me at the brie. πŸ˜‰

  5. ChefMom says:

    You had me at the apples, not a huge fan of brie. πŸ™‚ Although I haven’t tried it in 13 years, so maybe I should give it another shot. Grilling apples sounds wonderful though!

  6. P. Graham says:

    This looks AWESOME!!! Thanks for the idea πŸ˜€

  7. Amanda says:

    Oh my!! These look delish! I could totally make these while I’m out camping too! Love it!

  8. rutheh says:

    When I used to entertain or go to cocktail parties, there would always be a baked brie in a pastry crust or topped with raspberries. It was standard fare. Then it seemed to disappear. I like your vision of the brie on the grilled apples.

  9. tokyobling says:

    Love apples, love Brie, I would love to try this is my miniature kitchen here in Tokyo actually had the surface area to pull this together!

  10. I will take this over meat any day! looks yummy!

  11. Yum! I love apples and brie. I know that a grilled version would be just tasty.

  12. Man, I’ve give anything for a ‘dog day of summer’ right about now, I’m sure I haven’t seen the sun for a week. Just popped in to say awesome idea, sounds & looks delicious too.

  13. Can you suggest a cheese other than brie for this dish? I’m allergic.

  14. gisellecagli says:

    The bitterness of brie with the sweet and acid taste of apples!!!!!! Great combination. I am also loving the fact that you added fresh herbs: it really gives a kick to this dish! Bravo!!!

  15. rsmacaalay says:

    Apples and cheese, this is a great idea. I guess the only thing left would be a sauvignon blanc

  16. Charles says:

    Lovely! Did you ever have brie fried in breadcrumbs with redcurrant jelly? Now that’s a delicious starter… so unhealthy though πŸ˜€

  17. Ooh la la! Very nice indeed. I do grilled pears with blue cheese which is also good – have never tried this combination so will be giving it a go next time I go “down the mountain” and I can get hold of some brie.

  18. fatisrecipes says:

    Wow, this is the first time I’ve seen this dish. I like the mixture of spice and honey.. Sounds like a party in my mouth πŸ˜‰

  19. Never thought of this combo, but it looks terrific. Love brie and the idea of not baking a dessert in the summer!

  20. banbamama says:

    oh this is delicious. What a great combination.

  21. Pete would braai (grill / barbecue) 7 days a week given half the chance so it is going to be great to share this new idea with him. I love that you are using fresh herbs too.
    πŸ™‚ Mandy

  22. This is awesome! Never would of thought to grill an apple and now I can’t wait!

  23. Colline says:

    Perfect for post-dinner before dessert!

  24. I love to grill fruit in the summer time. I have made apple and brie grilled cheese sandwiches but I like your version, it’s lower in calories and big on flavor! Yum!!!

  25. Ginger says:

    Apples and brie and honey, oh my! As another commenter said “oh la la” sounds absolutely delicious!

  26. ChgoJohn says:

    Not only have you given us a great recipe but I’ve learned a new word, “meltage.” I can’t wait to use both.

  27. Try some of those amazing local peaches on the grill – my, oh my!

  28. Kelly says:

    I literally gasped when I saw this photo…. gorgeous! (I think it’s the contrasting red plate against the melting brie – your artistry at work again! πŸ™‚ I didn’t know you could grill apples – very cool!

  29. O-M-G! This looks divine! You’ve just paired two of my favorite things… thank you, I do believe this is a gift from God! πŸ™‚

  30. myblogject says:

    Oh these look amazing you food inspiring man… I love brie.

  31. spicegirlfla says:

    Brie is my absolute favorite cheese! I love this idea and I’m always looking for other “meatless” food to grill. The presentation with the fresh herb is so appetizing!!

  32. Okay, I have to get me some brie. Honestly I have never been a huge fan of it but your making it look so good with those apples! it is the perfect summer dessert

  33. Mary says:

    Your apples look delicious fixed this way. I’ve grilled peaches and pineapple but never apples. Something new for me to try. I always enjoy my visits to your site.. I hope you have a great day. Blessings…Mary.

  34. Apples and brie… so classic! Love the extra twist of throwing it on the grill. Yum!

  35. Apples and brie… sold! The combo is one of my favorites!

  36. Love this combination! Looks gooey and delicious.
    I make sandwiches/quesadillas like this (there should be a recipe on s&h from a while back) with honey or balsamic glaze.

  37. I love brie with fruit! These look great and perfect for grilling season.

  38. Caroline says:

    One of my absolute favorite flavor combos. So delicious! Love the brie oozing off of the apple slices.

  39. Brie is a favorite of mine! Now I’m craving it!! πŸ™‚

  40. I adore brie…and grilling fruit! Will absolutely be trying this recipe this weekend – looks amazing!

  41. TasteFood says:

    I’ve grilled fruit, but never apples. This is great with the brie!

  42. Um…yes…absolutely! Grilled apple sounds marvelous and with brie on top; I just don’t see how you could get any better than this for a summer appetizer. FABULOUS photo as well…truly! πŸ™‚

  43. This is too unique. I only tries brie once so I can’t see what type of flavor it will have with apples. You know I enjoy coming here and I can’t wait to try this one out

  44. eva626 says:

    you create meals with such elegance..the photos show. looks so pretty to eat!

  45. Just Jereme says:

    what a great idea! i’m hosting a wine tasting next week and might make this as one of the dessert options.

  46. randommanda says:

    Gorgeous – and yum!! The red plate looks perfect in this pic!
    I love Brie! I haven’t tried it with apples, but it is delicious with grilled pineapple!

  47. I have never tried brie and apples, they look delicious. I sometimes make baked goat cheese with apples, next time I will try this. Love the picture!

  48. Carolyn Chan says:

    That looks AMAZING!

  49. I love apples and brie. I just know I would love this and wil try it. Thanks for sharing this.

  50. sanjapanja says:

    Great combination, I will try it very soon!

  51. Maureen says:

    Brie is out of fashion? Not at my house πŸ™‚

    I popped some in some phyllo dough the other day with caramelized onions and cashews and it was delightful !

    I did that because I hadn’t seen your apples and brie – heaps easier and probably just as tasty!

  52. Andreea says:

    I like the sound of this – also thanks for passing by my blog πŸ™‚

  53. scholasticfood says:

    This looks absolutely divine! I’ll be trying it soon. Thank you πŸ™‚

  54. ....RaeDi says:

    Wow, A twosome I love and thanks….RaeDi

  55. What a great idea! I shared this recipe on my blog’s facebook site.

  56. I just wiped drool off my chin. Yum!

  57. niasunset says:

    WOW! This sounds to be so delicous, I want to try but instead of brie what can I find here, I am not sure, should be cream cheese, isn’t, ? Thank you Rufus, with my love, nia

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