Sometimes presentation is everything. This holiday brie log is not only beautiful and festive, it's very easy to make. This recipe is suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free and vegan diets and is sure to put a smile on every face.
Serve this Holiday Brie Log with crackers, bread and fruit as an appetizer or as a welcome addition to your holiday cheese board.
1 wheel Fauxmagerie Zengarry Double Crème Brie style cashew cheese
3 Tbsp shelled pistachios
3 Tbsp pine nuts
1-2 Tbsp fresh thyme
2 Tbsp dried cranberries (optional)
Allow your wheel of Fauxmagerie Zengarry Double Crème Brie style cashew cheese to sit at room temperature for 15-20 minutes until slightly softened.
Place spoonfuls of Fauxmagerie Zengarry Double Crème Brie style cashew cheese in a line in the middle of a piece of plastic wrap to form a log. Use the plastic wrap to form it into the desired shape.
Toast your pine nuts gently over high heat until golden. Allow them to cool.
Chop pistachios, pine nuts, cranberries and thyme and mix them together in a bowl. Sprinkle the mixture over the Brie log and pat the nuts gently into the cheese. Wrap the plastic wrap around the cheese log and gently form into a log shape.
Refrigerate for one hour or more. Serve with bread and sliced apples or pears.