Holiday Brie Recipe

Step 1

Combine first 8 ingredients in a heavy saucepan; bring mix to a boil over medium-high heat. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes, stirring frequently.

Step 2

Uncover and cook an additional 5 minutes or until mix is thickened, stirring frequently. Cool mix to room temperature.

Step 3

Cut circle in top rind of cheese, leaving an 1/4" border of rind. Carefully remove center circle of rind from cheese, leaving border intact.

Step 4

Place Brie on an ovenproof serving platter. Spread cranberry mix over top.

Step 5

Bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes or until cheese is bubbly. Serve immediately with melba rounds or sliced apples and pears.

Yield: 30 appetizer servings.

Things You'll Need

  • 1c Cranberries, fresh; chopped
  • 1/2c Pears; peeled, chopped
  • 2tb Honey
  • 1tb Currants
  • 1/4ts Pumpkin pie spice
  • 3tb Cranberry juice cocktail
  • 2tb Red wine vinegar
  • 2ts Lemon juice
  • 15oz Brie; round; fully ripened

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