Baked Brie With Caramelized Onions And Bacon

Baked Brie with Caramelized Onions and Bacon is a luxurious and savory appetizer that combines the creamy richness of brie cheese with the sweet and savory flavors of caramelized onions and crispy bacon. This elegant dish is perfect for entertaining or as a special treat for yourself.

To make Baked Brie with Caramelized Onions and Bacon, start by caramelizing the onions. This process involves cooking thinly sliced onions in butter over low heat until they are soft, sweet, and golden brown. This can take anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour, but the result is well worth the time and effort.

While the onions are caramelizing, cook the bacon until it is crispy. Once cooked, chop the bacon into small pieces and set aside.

Next, prepare the brie by removing any packaging and placing it in a baking dish. You can leave the rind on the brie or remove it, depending on your preference.

Once the onions are caramelized, spread them evenly over the brie. Top with the chopped bacon, pressing it gently into the onions.

Bake the brie in a preheated oven until it is warm and gooey, usually about 15-20 minutes. The cheese should be soft and melty, and the onions and bacon will have infused it with their delicious flavors.

Serve the Baked Brie with Caramelized Onions and Bacon warm, alongside crackers, bread, or sliced fruit. The combination of creamy brie, sweet onions, and savory bacon is sure to be a hit with your guests and will leave everyone coming back for more.

PREP TIME25 minutes

COOK TIME10 minutes

TOTAL TIME35 minutes


1 tablespoon brown sugar (omit or use erythritol for low-carb & keto)

2 tablespoons extra light olive oil

16 ounces brie, round

2 medium yellow onions, cut into ¼-inch slices

5-6 slices of bacon


Cook bacon until almost crispy, let cool and finely chop.

Caramelize onion in olive oil on medium low heat for 20 minutes. Add brown sugar a few minutes before finished. Sauté another 1-2 minutes, until the sugar is dissolved.

Top the brie with the onions and chopped bacon.

Bake at 350 degrees until soft and starting to ooze, about 10 minutes.

Serve with French bread crostini’s or crackers.

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