Two Ways to Make Smoked Maple Glazed Brie

What’s better than a recipe for maple glazed brie? How about two! Take your pick between brie made in the smoker or in the oven. 

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Brie Cheese

Brie is a soft and mild, creamy cheese. Some call in the “Queen of Cheeses” and you can find it’s origins in France. Brie cheese is often served at room temperature or warmed was a sweet topping of honey, maple syrup, or fruit preserves. 

Smoked Maple Glazed Brie

Smoking brie adds a complex flavor profile that isn’t your typical baked party cheese. Throw in a few special ingredients for toppings and your taste buds will thank you later. Every bite will be filled with gooey, sweet, crunchy, & rich deliciousness! 
Try out these two smoked maple glazed brie recipes and let us know which one becomes your new favorite.
1. Grilling Network – “Smoked Maple Glazed Cranberry Brie Cheese”

If you love to break out the grill during the warm months or love the aromatic smell of pecan wood coming from your smoker, this is one way to use your barrel-aged maple. Allen over at the Grilling Network whipped up a piping hot batch of glazed brie cheese that is to die for!


Recipe Ingredients: 1 round brie cheese | 1/4 c dried cranberries + water | 1/4 c pecans | 2-3 TBSP bourbon barrel aged maple syrup

  1.  Preheat pellet smoker to 325 degrees F.
  2.  Add cranberries and water to covered skillet. Place in smoker 5-10 minutes. Set aside.
  3.  Remove top layer of cheese. Place in skillet in smoker for 5-10 minutes or until softened.
  4. Top brie with cranberries, pecans, and bourbon barrel aged maple syrup. 
  5. Return to smoker for 5 minutes. 
  6. Let cool before enjoying.

Recipe courtesy of Allen at Grilling Network

About Grilling Network

Allen has a passion for cooking meals that are meant to be enjoyed with family and friends. That frequently means breaking out the grill or smoker for large groups. Over time, Allen has built up an arsenal of trusted and true recipes any BBQ enthusiast can master. He also takes pleasure in testing new products and grilling techniques to bring you the only the very best.

Allen enjoys sharing both his love of cooking and Jesus with any guest that’s willing to join him for dinner.

2. Dutch Oven Daddy – “Maple Glazed Cranberry Brie”
For those out there who don’t have a grill or smoker, perhaps your condo association frowns upon it, Dutch Oven Daddy created a version of baked brie that will still give you the smoked flavor right from your kitchen. Ned, the daddy of dutch ovens, follows a similar recipe to Allen: brie, cranberries, and nuts mixed with a little bit of heat. Ned makes one minor tweak that gives this baked brie it’s unbelievable smoked flavor straight out of your oven. 


Recipe Ingredients: 1 small round brie | 1/4 c dried cranberries + water | 1/4 c walnuts | 2 TBSP bacon barrel aged maple syrup
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Place Brie in small cast iron skillet. Top with nuts, cranberries and maple syrup.
  3. Bake 10 minutes or until cheese has softened.
  4. Let cool for 1-2 minutes before serving. (If you can)
  5. Enjoy dip with your favorite crackers.

Recipe courtesy of Ned at Dutch Oven Daddy

About Dutch Oven Daddy

Ned slowly fell in love with cast iron cooking after satisfying his mother-in-law’s need of hearty meals while recovering from a foot injury. She had previously gifted Ned with a cast iron skillet, so he put it to use, cooking several meals a week for her. To keep track of what he was making each week, Ned started cataloging his recipes through the Dutch Oven Daddy blog. 

Now, Ned still enjoys cooking and everything cast iron. 

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