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Instant Pot Baked Brie & Apples Appetizer

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Serve up this Instant Pot baked brie and apples. This is a delicious sweet and savory appetizer to serve up for entertaining guests, a movie night snack, or a snack with your family to break up the day.

Top with some pecans for the perfect crunch. A perfect Instant Pot starter to create for serving up a crowd. Baked brie never tasted so good.

Apple and Brie cheese is my favorite pairing to brie. If you are looking for an Instant Pot appetizer, here it is!

baked brie with apples appetizer on white plate

Why You Will Love This Brie Recipe

  • A homemade apple, ginger, and onion mixture to top the brie
  • Warm and gooey cheese
  • Sweet and savory flavor
  • Easy prep and cook time
  • Stand out flavor that will wow guests
  • Affordable

Ingredients Needed For Instant Pot Brie

Here is all you need to make this instant pot holiday party recipe or appetizer any time of the year.

  • Brie
  • Apples
  • Onions
  • Orange
  • Ginger
  • Cloves
  • Cinnamon
  • Rosemary
  • Honey
  • Apple Cider
  • Pecans
  • Thyme

Supplies Used

apple brie appetizer

How to Make Instant Pot Brie

Start by prepping your brie as directed in the recipe card below. Place in aluminum foil and then fold it up so it is sealed.

Now you will prep the apple sauce by adding the ingredients into the bottom of the Instant Pot. Place trivet on top, and then sit your wrapped up brie on the trivet.

Pressure cook for 5 minutes with a 10 minute natural release of pressure. Open the lid and carefully remove the brie and trivet.

Turn the saute mode on and thicken your apple mixture.

Pour the apple mixture onto the warm brie. Place crackers and pita around the brie and serve up.

How do you eat brie?

You can eat brie in so many different ways. It is a cheese that is very versatile in flavors you can pair with it.

You can also pair it with other appetizers for a party. Appetizers are always a hit for parties. A few favorites to serve alongside Baked Brie include Olive Garden Spinach Artichoke Dip and BBQ Meatballs.

Instant Pot Beef Queso Dip and Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Jalapenos are a couple of other tasty appetizer recipes that are always a big winner at get-togethers.

Can you eat brie cold?

You will find eating brie cold will be lacking. The texture will not be what you expect. While you can eat brie cold, it is recommend to serve it heated or at least at room temperature.

That way you enjoy the creamy and velvety texture it provides.

Do you remove the rind from brie?

The rind on the Brie is edible, and you can eat it with the soft creamy center of the cheese as well.

If you don't want to eat the rind, you can easily toss it out. The rind will help to keep the cheese held together as it heats in the oven.

Storing Leftover Baked Brie with Apples

If you don't eat this whole Brie right away, you can store the remaining cheese and Brie in the fridge.

The cheese will store for 1-2 days in the fridge. Then you can reheat it up in the oven, microwave, etc.

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Yield: 6 servings

Instant Pot Baked Brie & Apples Appetizer

apple brie on white plate with crackers

Instant Pot Baked Brie and Apple appetizer is a super easy and delicious dish that is perfect for holiday and other gatherings when your oven is already in use for other items.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes


    1. Carefully cut the top off the round of Brie and place it inside a round heat-proof bowl just large enough to hold it (see dimensions above). Place the rind back on top of the Brie and cover tightly with aluminum foil. Set aside.
    2. Add the chopped apples, orange, onion, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, rosemary, honey, salt, and apple cider to the Instant Pot and stir to combine.
    3. Place the prepared round of Brie onto the trivet that comes with the Instant Pot and carefully lower into the unit with the trivet arms up for easy removal.
    4. Lock the lid into place and flip the pressure valve to “Sealing.” Set the “Manual” setting to “High” for 5 minutes.
    5. When the cooking time is complete, allow pressure to release naturally for 10 minutes, then do a quick release for any remaining pressure. Once the pin drops and no additional steam comes out, carefully remove the lid before lifting out the trivet and Brie with potholders. Set aside.
    6. Select the Sauté function on the highest setting. Bring the fruit mixture to a low boil while stirring frequently. Heat until the mixture thickens, approximately 2-3 minutes. Turn the unit off.
    7. Remove the foil and the top piece of rind from the warm Brie. To serve, transfer to a platter and spoon some of the fruit mixtures on top. Sprinkle with the chopped pecans and garnish with small sprigs of fresh rosemary and/or thyme, if desired. Serve immediately with gluten-free crackers or crostini, and/or fresh apple slices. Enjoy!


  • Gluten-free crackers or crostini, and/or sliced apples tossed in some lemon juice to prevent browning
  • For a nice presentation, use a ramekin or other heat-proof bowl just large enough to fit the Brie round (approximately 4½ - 5-inch diameter and at least 1-inch deep).

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 253Total Fat 15gSaturated Fat 8gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 7gCholesterol 43mgSodium 358mgCarbohydrates 22gFiber 3gSugar 18gProtein 10g

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