Cedar Plank Brie with Honeyed Walnuts
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Cedar Plank Brie with Honeyed Walnuts

Soft melting brie paired with fresh rosemary and sweet honeyed walnuts, baked on a cedar plank to impart a subtle woody scent. This dish will take pride of place on any cheese platter or as a showcase entrée of its own. Serve it with your favorite crackers or rustic bread.
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1 hr 40 mins total time

15 mins active time


Serves 2-4



  • walnuts icon
    ¾ cup (2½ oz) walnuts
  • honey icon
    ¼ cup (3 oz) honey


  • finely chopped rosemary leaves icon
    1 tbsp finely chopped rosemary leaves
  • kosher salt icon
    ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • rosemary sprig icon
    3 rosemary sprigs
  • wheel ripe brie  icon
    7 oz wheel ripe brie
  • crackers icon

    to serve


  • 1Place a 11½-inch x 5-inch cedar grilling plank in the roasting pan and cover with cold water. Place a heavy bowl on top to keep the plank submerged and allow to soak for approximately 1 hour, or up to 4 hours.
  • 2Insert the wire rack into position 4. Select BAKE/CONVECTION/350°F/7 minutes and press START to preheat.
  • 3Line the pizza pan with parchment paper.
  • 4Place the walnuts, 2 tablespoons honey, chopped rosemary and salt in a bowl and stir to coat. Spread evenly over the lined pizza pan.
  • 5Once preheated, place the pan in the oven and cook for 7 minutes, or until the walnuts are golden and the honey caramelized.
  • 6Remove the walnuts from the oven and set aside to cool.
  • 7Press PHASE COOK, for P1 select BAKE/CONVECTION/325°F/13 minutes and press CONFIRM. For P2 select ROAST/CONVECTION 340°F/2 minutes and press START.
  • 8Meanwhile, drain the water from the pan and return the plank to the pan. Place the rosemary sprigs in the center of the plank and top with the brie.
  • 9Place the pan in the oven. At the end of P1, drizzle with the remaining 2 tablespoons honey and continue cooking. The brie should be firm on the outside and gooey in the centre.
  • 10Coarsely chop the walnuts. Sprinkle brie with the walnuts and serve immediately with crackers.
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