This holiday ham recipe with baked brie cheese on a baguette adds a new twist to the hot sandwich recipe. This bread and cheese item can count as one of your favorite French brie cheese appetizers or can be a meal in its own right.
This baked brie cheese recipe gets a bit of tangy, sweet flavoring when you add some of your favorite raspberry preserves to it.
Although it calls for thinly sliced ham, you can use the ham leftovers from Thanksgiving or Christmas. The holiday ham recipe with baked brie cheese on a baguette works well as a quick and easy Christmas appetizer to bring along for a holiday potluck. It doesn't require a lot of prep time, which means if you've suddenly forgotten that you need to be somewhere, you can whip this up in a quick holiday minute.
- 1 Tbsp. oil, olive
- ⅛ tsp. salt
- ⅛ tsp. pepper
- 12 pieces of baguette bread (½” thick slices)
- 12 slices ham, thinly sliced
- 6 oz. Brie cheese, you'll need about 12 slices; the rind can still be on
- 3 Tbsp. raspberry preserves
- Mint leaves
- Make the oil by pouring the oil, pepper and salt into a bowl and mixing thoroughly.
- With a brush, cover each of the the baguette bread slices on both sides.
- Broil them for up to 2-minutes on each side. The pieces should be lightly toasted.
- Take the bread from the oven and add the strawberry preserves, French brie cheese and ham slices.
- Broil these brie cheese appetizers for 2 or 3 minutes until the cheese melts.
- Serves 12 people.
- Decorate plates with a raspberry coulis and mint leaves for a nice holiday feel.
- When baking the recipe, place the cheese and bread recipe only about 3 or 4 inches below the broiler.
- For another brie cheese appetizer recipe, click on the video attached to this article.