|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Servings: about 24 pieces (24 servings)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 9g||11%|
|Saturated Fat 5g||26%|
|Total Carbohydrate 7g||3%|
|Dietary Fiber 2g||5%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
Chocolate-Covered Brie Bites are decadent squares of brie cheese covered in rich chocolate and crunchy sea salt.
For the best results, select a brie cheese with a moderate amount of fat. Double or triple cream brie cheeses can be very soft, are difficult to dip, and tend to leak once dipped.
- 8 ounces cheese (brie)
- 12 ounces chocolate (good-quality)
- Garnish: salt (flaked sea)
- Gather the ingredients.
- Place the brie in the freezer for about 20 minutes. It is easiest to cut neatly when it is very cold.
- While you are waiting for the cheese to cool, begin tempering the chocolate. Tempering the chocolate will allow you to have a shiny outer coating that stays firm at room temperature. It's not absolutely necessary, but I do recommend it if you have the time. To learn how to temper chocolate, follow these instructions. As an alternative, you can use melted candy coating.
- Once the chocolate is melted or tempered, remove the cheese from the freezer. Use a sharp knife to cut it into approximately 24 small bite-sized squares.
- Use dipping tools or a fork to dip each piece of brie into the melted chocolate. Place the dipped candies on a baking sheet covered with foil or waxed paper. While the chocolate is still wet, sprinkle the top with a pinch of flaked sea salt.
- Let the chocolate set completely, either at room temperature or in the refrigerator.
- Chocolate-Covered Brie Bites can be kept in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week. For best taste and texture, allow them to come to room temperature before serving so that the cheese in the center is nice and soft.