Open French Cheese Pie Recipe

Open French Cheese Pie Recipe Indulge in the rich flavors of France with this delectable Open French Cheese Pie. A savory delight perfect for any occasion, this recipe combines creamy cheeses and aromatic herbs for a culinary experience that will transport your taste buds to the heart of France.


  • 1 pre-made pie crust (store-bought or homemade)
  • 200g (7 oz) Brie cheese, rind removed and sliced
  • 150g (5.3 oz) Camembert cheese, sliced
  • 100g (3.5 oz) Gruyère cheese, shredded
  • 3 eggs
  • 200ml (7 fl oz) heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh herbs for garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F).
  2. Roll out the pie crust and place it in a tart pan or on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  3. Arrange the Brie and Camembert cheese slices evenly over the pie crust.
  4. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, heavy cream, Dijon mustard, minced garlic, fresh thyme leaves, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  5. Pour the egg mixture evenly over the cheese in the pie crust.
  6. Sprinkle the shredded Gruyère cheese over the top.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly, and the crust is golden brown.
  8. Once baked, remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes.
  9. Garnish with fresh herbs if desired, then slice and serve warm.

Enjoy this Open French Cheese Pie as a delightful appetizer, brunch dish, or even as a light dinner accompanied by a crisp green salad and a glass of your favorite wine. Bon appétit

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