Cranberry Baked Brie

This Cranberry Baked Brie is a festive appetizer for your holiday entertaining.  It comes together in just 20 minutes and it’s always a hit!!   
This Cranberry Baked Brie is made with brie, fresh cranberries, thyme, orange zest and pure maple syrup

If you’re looking for a festive appetizer to serve, this Cranberry Baked Brie is sure to be a hit! It’s quick and easy to make and besides being pretty, it’s completely addicting!

This Cranberry Baked Brie is made with brie, fresh cranberries, thyme, orange zest and pure maple syrup

As far as appetizers go, this Cranberry Baked Brie is one of my favorite Christmas appetizers to make.  It’s festive, delicious and everyone in my family loves it!!  And as a bonus, it’s super easy to make!  A little drizzle of pure maple syrup, fresh cranberries, orange zest and thyme.  Doesn’t get much easier than that!  

BAKED BRIE RECIPE 

  • 8 ounce brie cheese round
  • Pure maple syrup
  • Fresh cranberries
  • Thyme leaves (I use fresh)
  • Orange zest

HOW TO MAKE BAKED BRIE

  1. Preheat oven
  2. Place brie round on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper
  3. Pour the maple syrup over the top of the cheese
  4. Add cranberries and sprinkle with thyme and orange zest
  5. Bake in oven
  6. Remove from oven
  7. Serve immediately with crackers or pieces of baguette

This Cranberry Baked Brie is made with brie, fresh cranberries, thyme, orange zest and pure maple syrup

This Cranberry Baked Brie is made with brie, fresh cranberries, thyme, orange zest and pure maple syrup

You’ll want to add this easy baked brie to your holiday season event planning.  It is sure to be a hit!

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Published 12.2018 – updated 8.2020

This Cranberry Baked Brie is made with brie, fresh cranberries, thyme, orange zest and pure maple syrup
Yield: 6 - 8 servings

Cranberry Baked Brie

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

This Cranberry Baked Brie is a festive appetizer for your holiday entertaining. It comes together in just 20 minutes and it’s always a hit!!

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces brie cheese round
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup fresh cranberries, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Place brie round on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  3. Pour the maple syrup over the top of the cheese.
  4. Add cranberries and sprinkle with thyme and orange zest.
  5. Place in oven, and bake 20-25 minutes, until brie is soft when cut.
  6. Remove from oven, and carefully transfer to a serving plate.
  7. Serve immediately with crackers or pieces of baguette.

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