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5-Minute Air Fryer Baked Brie Recipe

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Indulge in a warm and gooey Air Fryer Baked Brie served with a side of toasted baguette, crackers, and fruits. Teaser: it’s super quick and easy to make!

Air Fryer Baked Brie with baguette slices, grapes, crackers, and pepperoni.

If you haven’t tried baked Brie, this is your sign to try it.

Baked Brie is one of those things that, when served, you know it is going to get completely eaten before the night is over. Brie is a mild soft cheese from France that has a soft, edible rind and heavenly creamy middle.

Air Fryer Baked Brie recipe bite shot, with baguette slices, grapes, crackers, and pepperoni.

When heated, Brie gets melty and becomes the perfect consistency for dipping, making it a popular dish to serve at parties and gatherings.

This air fryer baked Brie recipe is simple, but there are versions that even include wrapping the cheese wheel in pastry dough!

No matter how it’s prepared, warm Brie is a delight for the senses.

Air Fryer Brie Ingredients

Ingredients for Air Fryer Brie recipe

You can find the exact measurements of the recipe ingredients and customize the serving size in the recipe card after the detailed step-by-step instructions section.

If you just want to enjoy baked Brie in all its gooey goodness, all you’ll need is…a wheel of Brie!

On the other hand, if you want to follow this Brie air fryer recipe with the included herb-nut topping, you’ll need:

  • Brie wheel 
  • Honey
  • Thyme 
  • Dried cranberries 
  • Walnuts

We really like to serve this baked Brie with baguette slices, crackers, apple slices, grapes and toasted bread, but you could really use anything you want to dip and it’ll be delicious!

Recipe Video

YouTube video

How to Bake Brie in the Air Fryer?

Making baked Brie in the air fryer is as simple as you can imagine! From start to finish, including the nut topping, this recipe takes about 10 minutes!

Step 1: Preheat your air fryer to 350°F (175°C).

Preating Instant Pot Vortex Plus Air Fryer to 350°F (177°C).

If your air fryer doesn’t have a preheating option, you can set the temperature to 350ºF (204ºC) and then let it cook for 5 minutes without food.

You may also skip this step by adding 2-minute increments to your cooking time until the Brie cheese softens and becomes gooey.

Step 2: Prepare the toppings.

Mixing baked Brie toppings: thyme, cranberries, walnuts

In a small bowl, combine the honey, thyme, walnuts and dried cranberries. Unwrap the wheel of Brie and prepare a liner or piece of parchment paper to use inside the air fryer.

Step 3: Bake the Brie cheese in the air fryer for 4-6 minutes.

Cooking baked Brie in air fryer

When the air fryer is preheated, add the liner or parchment and the wheel of Brie. Air fry for about 4 minutes.

Step 4: Drizzle with honey and add the toppings.

Air fryer brie with toppings

Add the topping and continue to air fry for another 1-2 minutes, or until the Brie is warm and gooey.

Step 5: Serve and enjoy your gooey air fryer baked Brie cheese!

Air fried Brie cheese with baguette slices, grapes, crackers, and pepperoni.

Transfer the air fried Brie to a plate and serve immediately. The Brie will start to congeal as it gets cold, so it is best served straight out of the air fryer. 

Another popular way to serve baked Brie is with jam or preserves on the top of the wheel.

Instead of adding the nut and herb mixture in step 4, add a few spoonfuls of any type of jam or preserves.

I personally love Brie with blueberry preserves or tomato jam! Taking a spoonful of the decadent cheese with a little sweetness from the jam really makes for a perfect bite on bread!

Freezing & Storage

Freezing: We do not recommend freezing brie because it changes the texture.

Fridge: Once the brie is cool, add to an airtight container and store in the fridge for up to 4 days.

Reheating: To reheat, add (using a liner or parchment paper) to an air fryer preheated to 325ºF and air fry until warmed through, about 3 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, you can bake Brie cheese in an air fryer. Simply preheat your air fryer to 350°F (175°C), add a liner, then cook your Brie for 4-6 minutes until soft and gooey. Optionally, you can add toppings such as honey, nuts, cranberries, and thyme. Lastly, serve it along with crackers, bread, or fresh fruit.

It takes 4-6 minutes to cook Brie in the air fryer at 350°F (175°C). Cook until it’s soft and gooey, then serve right away.

prep time2 minutes
cooking time6 minutes
total cooking time8 minutes

5-Minute Air Fryer Baked Brie

courseAppetizer, Snack
cuisineAmerican, French
Indulge in a warm and gooey Air Fryer Baked Brie served with a side of toasted baguette, crackers, and fruits. Teaser: it's super quick and easy to make! 🤯
Air Fryer Baked Brie with baguette slices, grapes, crackers, and pepperoni.
5 from 2 votes
number of servings4

This ingredients checklist is interactive; you can use it as your grocery list.

Ingredients
 

  • 1 wheel Brie

Toppings

  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon thyme
  • 1 tablespoon dried cranberries
  • 1 tablespoon walnuts crushed

Sides

  • 1 cup Ritz crackers
  • ¼ slice baguette
  • 1 cup grapes
  • 1 cup pepperoni slices

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the air fryer to 350°F (175°C).
    Preheating Instant Pot Vortex Plus Air Fryer to 350°F (177°C).
  • Mix the toppings in a small bowl: nuts, cranberries and thyme.
    Mixing baked Brie toppings: thyme, cranberries, walnuts
  • Once the air fryer is preheated, add a liner. Remove the Brie cheese from the packaging and place it in the air fryer basket carefully. Bake for 4-6 minutes until it becomes soft and gooey.
    Cooking baked Brie in air fryer
  • Drizzle honey and add the toppings to the Brie cheese in the last 1-2 minutes of air frying.
    Air fryer brie with toppings
  • Serve your air fryer Brie with crackers, bread, and fresh fruit for dipping.
    Air fried Brie cheese with baguette slices, grapes, crackers, and pepperoni.

Recipe Video

YouTube video

Notes

  • If your air fryer doesn’t have a preheating option, you can set the temperature to 350°F (175°C) and then let it cook without food for 3-4 minutes.
  • You can also skip preheating by adding 2-3 minutes to your cooking time.
  • Prepare your sides before baking the Brie cheese in the air fryer as it’s going to solidify quickly.
  • Don’t add the air fryer liner while preheating as the air pressure might cause it to touch the heating element and create smoke.
  • I used a 6-quart Instant Pot Vortex Plus to test the baked Brie air fryer recipe. Cooking time and temperature may vary depending on your air fryer and the number of servings you are making. For optimal results, begin with the lower end of the suggested cooking time.

Nutrition

Calories: 292kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 594mg | Potassium: 187mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 39IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg
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