Brie & Jam en croute

Brie & Jam en croute
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While this recipe has a few extra steps to completion, it’s very straightforward to get done. What’s more, if you have friends or family over for supper, you can prep these little knapsacks a few days ahead of time and then freeze them until you need them. Everybody will love the delicious jam & cheese combination!

  • Serves1 hour
  • Prep time4 to 6 portions
  • Cook time10 mins
  • Timeout30 to 40 mins
  • FreezingFreezes well


  • 1 pate brisee, store-bought
  • 2 tablespoons of Bonne Maman jam, your preferred flavour
  • 200g of brie
  • 1 egg, slightly whisked


  1. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to a 4-5mm thickness. Cut out a large enough circle to cover the cheese entirely.
  2. Spread the jam at the centre of the dough.
  3. Slice a few notches onto the top of the cheese with a knife then lay that part into the jam.
  4. Cover the cheese with the dough entirely, close up your little bun by pressing each corner down into the middle.
  5. Freeze for a minimum of an hour.
  6. Preheat the oven to 425°F, and place the rack at the centre of it.
  7. Add the bundle to a parchment lined baking sheet (junctions facing down), baste with an egg then bake for 30 to 40 minutes.
  8. Let cool for 10 minutes before you enjoy.
Recipe published on August 19, 2018