Brie, Pear and Apricot Sammie with Sweet Thai Dipping Sauce

Jane Whittaker


This is a nice combo. Pears and Brie have been paired up for a long time.
If you decide to make this, be sure to include the dipping sauce, it really makes this sing.
Footnote on this is that this is the dish that sent me to Vegas in 2012 to the World Food Competition.

★★★★★ 6 votes
10 Min
10 Min
Sandwich Press

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
We love pear and brie together, but never would have thought to put them together in a sandwich... Love!


2 slice
sourdough bread
3 tsp
softened butter
4 oz
brie, sliced in 4 slices
ripe pear, peeled and sliced
1 Tbsp
apricot preserves
1 Tbsp
potato chips, crushed
dipping sauce:
2 tsp
each, apricot jam and sweet hot thai chili sauce


1Spread softened butter on each slice of bread.
2Spread the preserves on one of the unbuttered sides.
3Arrange brie on one unbuttered side, and top with desired number of pear slices.
4Crush potato chips and put on top of sammie.
5Grill on med low heat until brie is all melted and bread is golden.
6Mix up dipping sauce, it's just equal amounts of hot sweet Thai chili sauce and apricot preserves. This really makes the sandwich sparkle.

About Brie, Pear and Apricot Sammie with Sweet Thai Dipping Sauce

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy