Looking to eat some great food along with your tasty drinks? This recipe for Brie and cranberry bites has always been a winner for me. I make this every year and my friends and family cannot get enough. Baked Brie is a great appetizer, and adding cranberry sauce on top makes it out of this world! Wow your guests by how gourmet it looks and tastes!
What is great about this recipe is that it makes single servings! Each person can have their own little cup of delicious! At only 121 calories per serving, it is a great appetizer that won’t weigh you down. I love the crunchy pastry that wraps the brie, it makes the dish so savoury! This treat is sure to make everyone at your party ask you for the recipe!
Calories (per cup): 121, Fat 7.9 g, Sodium 156mg, carbs 8.9g, Fiber 0.1 g, Sugar 4g, Protein 3.4g
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Makes 24 pieces
¼ all purpose flour, for dusting
1 package (17 ¼ ounces) frozen puff pastry, thawed
½ pound (225 grams) Brie cheese, cut into ¾ – inch cubes
1 cup prepared cranberry sauce (hyperlink to our existing recipe)
Rosemary Sprigs, for garnish (optional)
salt and pepper
1. Heat the oven to 400°F.
2. Sprinkle a clean work surface with a little flour. Unfold the puff pastry on the floured surface. Roll out pastry sheet into a 11 x 16-inch rectangle. Cut the pastry sheet into 24 (3-inch) squares. Press the puff pastry squares into the cups of a mini muffin tin.
3. Drop a piece of Brie into the bottom of each puff pastry cup. Top with a spoonful of cranberry sauce. Season with salt and pepper.
4. Bake for 15 minutes until puff pastry is golden. Cool for 5 minutes before serving with fresh rosemary (if using).
Amanda Garbutt is the host of The Hot Plate, a free online cooking show dedicated to inspiring culinary confidence in new cooks. The Hot Plate also offers regular cooking tips and advice, how-tos, and information on seasonal ingredients.
by Amanda Garbutt