Who else is excited about the spookiest day of the year? We made this Mummy Baked Brie and it was fun and delicious!
I've been having fun with Brie recipes as you may have seen with my Halloween Brie Appetizer which truly is the easiest appetizer I've ever made. Both delicious recipes are perfect for a Halloween party!
Have you ever forgotten you promised to bring something to a party and just grabbed something like cookies at the store? Pick up these ingredients and you'll arrive with the coolest appetizer on the table!
We love holiday appetizers, so when we have fall parties we serve fun Halloween recipes, like something from this Halloween appetizers list.
🖤 Why We Love This Appetizer
Fun - A festive appetizer so much fun to serve. Let's face it, most people don't go all out when they bring something to a party. Many will bring a bag of tortilla chips and a jar of salsa.
Easy -This only looks like you spent a lot of time on it, when it actually takes 5 minutes prep time and 10 minutes to bake! You can even put it in the oven once you get to the party!
Delicious - We love the richness of the cheese and it pairs well with so much!
🛒 What You Need to Make It
- Wheel of Brie - we used an 8 ½ ounce round of French Brie.
- Pie crust - to make the mummy face. You can also use pastry dough.
- Garnish for eyes - we used black olives and a piece of yellow pepper.
Scroll down to the recipe card for a printable ingredients list and full instructions.
👩🏻🍳 How to Make Mummy Baked Brie
Step 1: Preheat oven to 450º
Step 2: Prepare baking sheet.
Step 3: Place Brie on parchment-lined baking sheet.
Step 4: Cut strips of dough, about ½ inch each, using a pizza cutter or sharp knife. We used 8 strips.
Step 5: Wrap strips around the Brie, leaving a space where the eyes will go. Discard scraps.
Step 6: Poke small holes in the Brie for the mummy's eyes. Lightly push the black olive slices into the holes. Leave the "pupil" vegetable for after baking.
Step 7: Bake the Brie for about 12 minutes. Check at 10 minutes as oven times vary.
Step 8: Let cool for 5 minutes. Add yellow pepper for eye pupil.
You could use a wheel of goat cheese or Camembert (milder flavor) if you don't like Brie.
Brushing on a light coating of fruit spread like marmalade, raspberry jam, or honey would add sweetness to this Brie. A sprinkling of brown sugar is another way to add sweetness.
Brushing on an egg wash with a pastry brush will give the pie crust a shiny finish and more of a golden brown color.
If you'd rather, you can also use a sheet of puff pastry or crescent rolls cut into thin strips.
You could also sprinkle sliced almonds or cinnamon pecans over the top of the Brie.
Use green olives with red pimento as the center, or apple circle with a cranberry eye. Or get creative and come up with something else. Just make sure it is edible and can be baked, or save it to put on after the brie has cooled.
No! We love the rind and it's actually supposed to be eaten. If you don't like it, just eat the insides after baking, but the rind holds the melted cheese inside and adds flavor.
No, the oven will give the pastry a nice golden brown crust, so don't cover it.
In an airtight container, the Brie will keep for 4-5 days in the refrigerator.
We're a little obsessed with these battery operated fun fall leaves!
💭 Top Tips
If taking to a party where you have to drive more than a few minutes, wait until you arrive and ask the hostess if you can stick the Brie in the oven for 10 minutes. If it's a larger gathering, you may want to ask in advance as there may be a lot of things in the oven when you arrive.
This Brie serves 8-10 people. You can buy larger wheels for bigger parties. You can even get a 2.2 pound wheel of President Brie which will serve around 30-40 people!
You can certainly wrap this with even more bread strips. Share a photo if you make it! I can't wait to see what you create!
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More Favorite Halloween Recipes
Mummy Baked Brie
- Baking Sheet
- Parchment paper
- Non stick spray
- 8.5 ounces Brie Cheese
- 2 ounces Ready to bake pie crust ¼ of one crust
- 1 black olive sliced
- 1 piece yellow pepper or other vegetable like red pepper, pimento
- Preheat oven to 450º
- Prepare baking sheet.
- Place Brie on baking sheet.
- Cut 8 strips of dough, about ½ inch each.
- Wrap the strips around the Brie, leaving a space where the eyes will go.
- Poke small holes in the Brie for the eyes. Lightly push the black olives into the holes. Leave the "pupil" vegetable for after baking.
- Bake the Brie for about 12 minutes. Check at 10 minutes as oven times vary.
- Let cool for 5 minutes. Add yellow pepper for eye pupil.
- Serve with crackers or toasted baguette.