Easy and Delicious Cosi Turkey and Brie Pita Recipe

Welcome to my copycat Cosi turkey and brie pita recipe! As an Israeli chef, I always strive to create delicious recipes that are easy to make at home. If you are a fan of the Cosi turkey and brie sandwich but want to make it at home, you’re in the right place. This recipe is perfect for lunch or a light dinner, and can be enjoyed at any time of the year.

When I first tasted the Cosi turkey and brie sandwich, I knew I had to recreate it at home. And after experimenting with a few variations, I’m confident that this recipe comes very close to the original. The combination of tender roasted turkey, creamy brie cheese, and tangy honey mustard mayo is simply irresistible.

In this recipe guide, I’ll provide detailed instructions and tips for making the best copycat Cosi turkey and brie pita at home. Whether you’re a novice cook or an experienced chef, this recipe is easy to follow and will produce fantastic results.

So, let’s get started and bring the taste of Cosi into your kitchen!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

My Copycat Cosi Turkey and Brie Pita
My Copycat Cosi Turkey and Brie Pita

Listen up, food lovers! I am about to introduce you to a copycat Cosi Turkey and Brie Pita Recipe that will change the way you taste sandwiches. This recipe is so delicious, you will fall in love with it instantly. The combination of tender turkey, ooey-gooey brie cheese, and sweet honey mustard sauce will make your taste buds dance with joy.

Now, let me tell you something – this is not just any ordinary turkey sandwich recipe. This is the best turkey and brie sandwich recipe out there, and there’s a good reason why. The secret ingredient in this recipe is the amazing brie cheese – one of the finest and most delicate cheeses that exist. The creamy texture of the brie mixed with the moist turkey meat will send your taste buds into overdrive.

And if that isn’t enough to make your mouth water, let’s talk about the whole wheat pita bread. It’s healthier than white bread and adds a satisfying crunch to every bite. Plus, this recipe calls for apples – thinly sliced apples to be exact – which adds a sweet tang that compliments the savory flavors of the turkey and brie.

But wait, I haven’t even told you about the honey mayo sauce yet. Imagine a luscious drizzle of honey mixed with smooth and creamy mayonnaise. It’s hard not to drool just thinking about it! This magical sauce completes the sandwich perfectly by bringing all of these wonderful flavors together.

This recipe yields 6 slices of heaven; it’s perfect for sharing with friends or for fueling you through your workday at home. What’s more, each serving contains only 330 calories which makes it an ideal fit into your calorie-conscious meal plan.

So if you’re looking for an easy-to-make yet mouth-watering sandwich recipe that’s as healthy as it is delicious, then trust me – this Copycat Cosi Turkey and Brie Pita Recipe is exactly what you’re craving for!

Ingredient List

 Perfectly toasted whole wheat pita pockets stuffed with savory turkey and creamy brie.
Perfectly toasted whole wheat pita pockets stuffed with savory turkey and creamy brie.

Here is everything you need to gather in order to bring this Copycat Cosi Turkey and Brie Pita to life:

  • 6 slices of thinly sliced turkey
  • 2 oz. of brie cheese
  • 1 whole wheat pita
  • 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon of honey

For the turkey apple brie variation, add the following ingredients:
– Sliced 1/4 of an apple
– Another 2 oz. of brie cheese.

It’s a relatively short list, but don’t let that fool you! The combination of the sliced turkey, creamy brie cheese, crisp apples, and honey-mayo sauce is going to transport your taste buds straight to sandwich heaven.

The Recipe How-To

 A delicious and healthy lunch option that anyone can make in under 30 minutes.
A delicious and healthy lunch option that anyone can make in under 30 minutes.

Now, the moment we’ve all been waiting for, let’s get cooking! Remember to read through the entire recipe before getting started to ensure you have all the ingredients and necessary tools. Trust me, it will make the process a lot smoother.


  • 1/4 cup of mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 6 slices of turkey breast, thinly sliced
  • 2 slices of brie cheese
  • 1/2 apple, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 whole-wheat pita pocket, sliced in half

Step 1: Prepare the Sauce

In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise and honey. This sweet sauce adds a depth of flavor and moisture to our sandwich – don’t skip it!

Step 2: Layer Your Sandwich Ingredients

Now that your sauce is ready, spread it generously on your whole-wheat pita. Next, add a layer of turkey breast on one half of the pita.

Step 3: Adding Your Brie Cheese and Apple Slices

Take two slices of brie cheese and place them on top of the turkey. Then, add thinly sliced apple on top. The combination of turkey, brie cheese and apples tastes incredible – you’ll thank me later!

Step 4: Close Your Pita and Heat in Air Fryer or Grill

Fold your pita in half to close your sandwich. If you have an air fryer, preheat it to 360°F and cook for about 3 minutes until warmed through. Alternatively, you could grill this sandwich to perfection or even make it into a grilled cheese sandwich by placing it in a pan over medium heat until both sides are golden brown.

Step 5: Serve and Enjoy!

Slice your pita sandwich in half so each bite is packed with all these delicious flavors! This copycat Cosi turkey and brie pita recipe is so simple yet incredibly flavorful that you’ll wonder why you haven’t made it before.

Let me know how it turns out for you or if you have any questions – I’m here to help.

Next up, we discuss some substitutions and variations we can apply to this recipe

Substitutions and Variations

 Incredibly filling and packed with protein, this pita is perfect for when you're on the go or need a quick lunch.
Incredibly filling and packed with protein, this pita is perfect for when you’re on the go or need a quick lunch.

Are you looking for some variety in your copycat Cosi turkey and brie pita sandwich? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered!

First of all, let’s talk about the bread. While I typically use whole wheat pita for this recipe, you can easily swap it out for your favorite type of bread – ciabatta, sourdough, or even a soft whole grain roll would work well.

As for the meat, if turkey isn’t your thing, you can try using grilled chicken breast in its place. You could even go vegetarian and use some roasted vegetables like zucchini or eggplant instead of the meat.

If brie isn’t your cheese of choice, don’t fret! Swap it out for any other soft cheese you like – camembert, goat cheese, or even blue cheese would be a great addition to this sandwich.

For those who want to add some sweetness to their sandwich, try a slice or two of thinly sliced apple in addition to the savory turkey and cheese. Drizzle some honey-mustard dressing on top for an extra kick of flavor.

Want to make this recipe even more exciting? Why not try grilling the sandwich instead of toasting it? Place it in an air fryer or electric grill and cook until the cheese is melted and gooey. For a twist on the classic sandwich, turn it into a grilled cheese by buttering both sides of the bread and cooking until crispy.

With so many substitutions and variations, you can keep enjoying your Cosi turkey and brie pita with a different twist every time!

Serving and Pairing

 Layers of thinly sliced turkey and brie cheese make this pita taste like it's straight from the deli case.
Layers of thinly sliced turkey and brie cheese make this pita taste like it’s straight from the deli case.

When it comes to serving and pairing my copycat Cosi turkey and brie pita recipe, I recommend enjoying this tasty sandwich while it’s still warm. The combination of brie cheese, thinly sliced turkey, sliced apple, and honey-mayo spread is simply irresistible.

This sandwich can be served as a light lunch or dinner accompanied by a refreshing side salad. Alternatively, it makes for a great snack to share with friends while catching up on the latest gossip.

Pairing-wise, this flavorful sandwich can go with a wide range of beverages, depending on the time of day or occasion. If you’re having it for lunch or an afternoon snack, try pairing it with iced tea or freshly squeezed lemonade. For dinner time or virtual happy hour, beer or your favorite red wine could be an excellent choice to match the rich flavors of the brie cheese.

On its own, this sandwich is satisfying and packed with flavor that will leave you craving more! Enjoy it at any time of day knowing that you are treating yourself to a delicious meal that won’t wreck your daily values as one serving contains only around 350 calories.

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 The warm, molten brie pairs perfectly with the salty, smoky flavor of the turkey.
The warm, molten brie pairs perfectly with the salty, smoky flavor of the turkey.

Looking to enjoy this Copycat Cosi Turkey and Brie Pita Recipe even when you’re short on time? Well, the good news is that this recipe is perfect for meal-prepping, storing and reheating in advance! You can easily make a big batch of it ahead of time and store it in the fridge or freezer for later use.

To prepare this recipe in advance, simply make the turkey and brie filling according to the recipe instructions. Once done, transfer the mixture to an airtight container and place it in the fridge. The flavors of the filling will enhance as it is stored, making your pita taste even better the next day!

If you’d like to freeze this recipe for even longer storage, keep the filling separate from the pita bread until you’re ready to reheat and serve. To reheat, simply thaw the filling in the fridge overnight and then assemble your pita as desired. Alternatively, you can reheat the filling in a skillet or microwave before adding it to a pita.

When reheating this recipe, I recommend removing any excess moisture by draining on paper towels before reheating. This will ensure maximum flavor without any sogginess. You can use an air fryer or oven to toast up your pita breads or grilled cheese-style into a crispy and delicious finish.

By using these storing and reheating tips, you can always have a tasty and fulfilling meal ready to go at any time of day without compromising on flavor or texture!

Tips for Perfect Results

 All the flavor of a gourmet sandwich in one easy-to-make pita pocket.
All the flavor of a gourmet sandwich in one easy-to-make pita pocket.

Are you ready to take your turkey and brie pita to the next level? Let me share with you some tips and tricks that will make your copycat Cosi turkey and brie pita recipe burst with flavor.

Tip #1: Use Thinly Sliced Turkey and Brie

To get the best results, it’s important to use thinly sliced turkey and brie. This will ensure that every bite is filled with a perfect balance of flavors. When slicing the turkey and brie, aim for slices that are about 1/12 of an inch thick. Additionally, make sure to cover the brie completely on the sandwich so it melts evenly.

Tip #2: Toast the Pita

For an extra crunch, toast the pita before assembling the sandwich. You can either toast it in an air fryer or on a grill pan. Make sure not to overdo it, as this could make the bread too tough.

Tip #3: Mix Honey and Mayonnaise for a Perfect Spread

The spread is what takes this sandwich to another level. To get the perfect blend of flavors, mix honey and mayonnaise together until fully combined. The sweetness of the honey cuts through the creaminess of the mayo to create a deliciously tangy spread that perfectly complements the savory turkey and brie.

Tip #4: Experiment with Variations

This recipe is a classic for a reason, but don’t be afraid to experiment with different variations! Try adding thinly sliced apples or pears for some extra sweetness and crunch. Or switch up your bread by using whole wheat or sourdough for a different texture.

By following these tips, your copycat Cosi turkey and brie pita will be bursting with flavor and sure to impress. Enjoy!

Bottom Line

So there you have it, my friend – a mouth-watering recipe for a copycat Cosi turkey and brie pita that will have your taste buds singing. With its perfect blend of sweet and savory flavors, this sandwich is sure to be a hit at your next meal!

When it comes to bringing out the best in this sandwich, don’t forget to pay attention to the details! From using the right type of bread to slicing the turkey and brie cheese to just the right thickness, each step of the recipe matters.

So, give this recipe a try – your family and friends will thank you for it! And if you want to level up your sandwich game even further, try some of the substitutions and variations that we suggested earlier.

With a little bit of creativity and willingness to experiment with different ingredients and cooking techniques like air frying or grilling, you can take this already amazing sandwich recipe to new heights. Trust me – it’s going to be delicious!

As always, thank you for reading, and happy cooking!

My Copycat Cosi Turkey and Brie Pita

My Copycat Cosi Turkey and Brie Pita Recipe

This is my tribute recipe to what used to be a weekly indulgence for me, until they started using some sort of mutant turkey chunks. The Turkey and Brie sandwich with a biting hot honey mustard and a nice warmed up selection of Brie.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 pita halves
Calories 600.1 kcal


  • 1 tablespoon horseradish mustard (extra fine if you can get it)
  • 1 tablespoon nice local honey
  • 2 teaspoons mayonnaise
  • 6 slices smoked turkey, deli
  • 4 slices of room temp brie cheese
  • 2 pita bread


  • Mix your mustard and honey to taste.
  • Separate your pita into halves on a piece of wax paper.
  • Put equal amounts mayo/honey mustard into the pita.
  • Adjust your brie accordingly, depending on the size of pita you get.
  • Then pile on the turkey and eat up!

Add Your Own Notes


Serving: 204gCalories: 600.1kcalCarbohydrates: 90.5gProtein: 40.6gFat: 8.6gSaturated Fat: 1.7gCholesterol: 73.1mgSodium: 2257.6mgFiber: 2.7gSugar: 21.3g
Keyword < 15 Mins, Beginner Cook, Cheese, Easy, Inexpensive, Lunch, Meat, Poultry, Turkey Breasts
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