This cranberry baked brie recipe combines the wonderful savory undertones of brie with the fresh tangy sweetness of cranberries. It's a surprisingly delicious combo that makes the perfect party appetizer.
If you’re looking for something special to bring to the table this holiday season, then look no further than this amazing cranberry baked brie.
Cranberry baked brie has irresistible flavors and textures. It features a wheel of creamy, decadent brie cheese that has been baked to perfection, resulting in a warm and gooey center that melts in your mouth.
Topping the cheese is a generous layer of tangy-sweet cranberry sauce that adds just the right amount of zing to complement the richness of the cheese.
The combination of smooth and creamy with tart and fruity creates a perfectly balanced flavor profile that is both indulgent and satisfying.
Plus, it is surprisingly easy to make, so don’t be afraid to try it out! Here is what you need for this delicious recipe.
With our recipe, you can use a homemade cranberry sauce recipe, or grab your favorite store-bought sauce.
Brie: You can grab a brie cheese wheel from most grocery stores.
Cranberry sauce: To top the brie with. You can use homemade cranberry sauce or your favorite store-bought one.
Dried cranberries: Adds a nice tang and texture to the cheese.
Walnuts: To top off the brie, adds a great flavor and crunch. You can also use pecans instead.
Honey: A drizzle of honey adds a delicious sweetness that combines well with brie.
Rosemary: A touch of fresh rosemary looks amazing on the brie when served and it smells amazing!
First, you'll start by baking the brie. Place it on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake for 10 minutes.
Remove the baked brie from the oven and gently expose the creamy, melty cheese underneath the crust using two forks.
Spread with cranberry sauce, dried cranberries and walnuts.
Drizzle with honey and fresh rosemary.
Return the brie to the oven and bake for an additional 5 - 10 minutes until everything is warm.
Serve immediately with bread and fruit for dipping.
What to Serve with Baked Brie
I love to keep it simple when serving our baked brie. Slice up a roll of baguette bread and put it on the serving tray along with fresh cut up veggies and slices of fruit. Crackers work really well too.
This delectable cranberry baked brie is the perfect blend of creamy, savory, and sweet flavors that will leave you craving more. The smooth creaminess of the cheese pairs perfectly with the tartness of the cranberries and have your guests coming back for more.
- 8 ounce brie cheese (in wheel form)
- ¼ cup cranberry sauce
- 2 tablespoons dried cranberries
- ½ cup chopped walnuts
- 1 tablesppon honey
- 2 rosemary sprigs
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet or cast iron skillet with parchment paper.
- Bake for 10 minutes in preheated oven.
- Remove from the oven and gently expose the creamy cheese under the crust using two forks. Top with cranberry sauce, dried cranberries and walnuts.
- Drizzle with honey and fresh rosemary.
- Return topped brie to the oven and bake for an additional 5 - 10 minutes until warm.
- Serve immediately with bread and fruit for dipping.
Brie will cool very fast, and won't be so melty. Be sure to make right before you're planning to serve.