Maple Apple and Brie Panini


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4 portions


  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 3 apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 3/4 cup pure maple syrup from Canada, divided
  • 3 tbsp chopped toasted pecans
  • 2 tbsp raisins
  • 1 tsp cider vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 345 g Brie cheese, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices
  • 8 slices brioche loaf


  1. Melt butter in large skillet set over medium heat; cook apples, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes or until tender. Add 2 tbsp maple syrup, pecans, raisins, vinegar and cinnamon; cook, stirring, until apples begin to caramelize. Transfer to bowl; stir in vanilla.
  2. Preheat panini press and grease well.
  3. Divide Brie among 4 slices of brioche; top evenly with apple mixture. Top with remaining brioche. Grill sandwiches in panini press for about 3 minutes or until golden brown and cheese is melted.
  4. Meanwhile, in small saucepan set over medium heat, gently heat remaining maple syrup. Serve with panini for dipping.

Tip: Substitute whole grain bread, raisin bread or sourdough bread for brioche loaf if desired.