Kahlua Pecan Baked Brie

Kahlua Pecan Baked Brie is an impressive but easy appetizer to add to holiday cheese trays. It's warm, creamy & topped with candied pecans & kahlua. 

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keywords baked brie, kahlua pecan baked brie, kahlua pecan brie
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 33 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 251 kcal
Author Linda Warren


  • 1/3 cup Kahlua
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup pecan halves
  • 7.7 oz. brie wheel


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat.

  2. In a small saucepan, heat Kahlua and brown sugar stirring constantly until sugar has dissolved, about 5 minutes. 
  3. Continue to cook for another 10 minutes or until mixture thickens and foams, stirring occasionally. 
  4. Add pecans and heat until warmed, about 2-3 minutes. 
  5. Remove from heat and pour over the top of the cheese.
  6. While Kahlua sauce is cooking prepare the cheese. Partially slice the rind off the top of the  brie wheel but leave in place. 
  7. Move brie wheel to prepared cookie sheet and bake in oven for 15 minutes. 

  8. Remove the top rind carefully and pour Kahlua-nut mixture over top of brie wheel and serve immediately with mild-flavored crackers.

Recipe Notes

For gluten-free diets substitute delicious Glutino Gluten Free Crackers, OriginalĀ in place of regular crackers.

Nutrition Facts
Kahlua Pecan Baked Brie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 251 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 36mg12%
Sodium 233mg10%
Potassium 94mg3%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 18g20%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 215IU4%
Calcium 81mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.