Baked Brie With Cranberries

Mikekey *

By
@Mikekey

A great appetizer for the fall holidays. Prep time includes 1 hour standing time for relish.

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Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

FOR THE RELISH

2 c
fresh cranberries (thawed if frozen)
3 Tbsp
grated orange zest
1/3 c
fresh orange juice
1/2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated
1/2 c
sugar

FOR THE BAKED BRIE

1/2 c
fresh bread crumbs, lightly toasted
1 Tbsp
chopped fresh parsley
1 tsp
chopped fresh thyme
1 Tbsp
dried cranberries, finely chopped
8 oz
package brie, cut into 4 wedges
1 large
egg, beaten

TO SERVE

1
french baquette, sliced into rounds and lightly toasted
1 clove
garlic, cut in half lengthways

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, or lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray.
2FOR THE RELISH: Place the cranberries together with the grated orange zest and juice, ginger, and sugar, in a blender or food processor and process to a coarse purée. Leave to stand for 1 hour before serving.
3FOR THE BAKED BRIE: Mix the toasted bread crumbs with the parsley, thyme, and dried cranberries. Dip each piece of Brie into the beaten egg and then coat evenly with the bread crumb mixture.
4Place the pieces of coated Brie on the baking sheet and bake on the middle shelf of the oven for 8 minutes. Remove the Brie from the oven and leave to cool briefly.
5Rub toasted bread slices with the garlic halves. Spoon some cranberry relish onto the plates and place a warm Brie wedge on each plate with some slices of the bread. Serve with a spreader or small knife.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Holidays, #Fall