15 Minute Cranberry Baked Brie Appetizer

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This cranberry baked brie easy party appetizer recipe is a recipe that can be made in 15-minute that is filled and topped with rich spiced orange-scented cranberry sauce. This fun food to make is perfect for holiday entertaining. The recipe is salty, tart-yet-sweet, and irresistible.This easy party appetizer recipe is filled and topped with rich spiced and orange-scented cranberry sauce that is perfect for holiday entertaining. Whether you make this appetizer recipe as a holiday side dish recipe or as an appetizer for Christmas or New Year’s Eve parties, it is sure to be devoured. If you have homemade cranberry sauce such as Cabernet Cranberry and Blueberry Sauce, it will go perfectly with that. Or you can make this recipe as a way to use up your leftover cranberry sauce. If you don’t have homemade cranberry sauce on hand and you don’t want to make any, you can use a store-bought cranberry sauce and add in some orange zest, cinnamon, allspice, and vanilla extract. A splash of spiced rum instead of vanilla also works nicely too.

For this easy party appetizer recipe, you will need to slice a round of brie in half; this is best done when the brie is cold. Then top the halved brie with some cranberry sauce, then add the other brie half, and top with more cranberry sauce, and bake. You can bake this on parchment paper that’s on a baking sheet and then transfer the parchment paper to a serving dish and cut off the excess parchment paper. You can also make this easy party appetizer recipe in an oven-safe baking dish that is lined with parchment for easier cleanup and served out of the baking dish. You can do whatever is the easiest. For this easy party appetizer recipe, you will need cabernet cranberry and blueberry sauce or your favorite homemade cranberry sauce recipe, or you can use a can of whole-cranberry sauce, brown sugar, granulated sugar, and orange zest. You will also need ground cinnamon, vanilla extract which may also be substituted with orange extract and spiced rum, ground allspice, a wheel of brie, chopped pecans or walnuts, and optional fresh rosemary sprigs, for garnishing. For the full step by step recipe for this easy party appetizer recipe, you will want to take a look at the Averie Cooks site.

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