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Baguette Slices with Brie and Pear


Baguette with Brie and Pear

This appetizer is trés Français. It is best when the brie is ripe and left at room temperature for at least 2 hours. Put a dribble of honey on it with a crack of pepper.


  • 16 thin slices French baguette
  • 1 pound brie
  • 1 perfectly ripe pear, cored and thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup honey
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper


Lay the bread slices on a tray or baking sheet. Spread each slice with a spoonful of brie, a slice of pear, and a dollop of honey. Sprinkle salt and pepper on top, and serve at room temperature.