Cranberry Brie Bites

Prep Time
55 min
10 - 12 servings

Baked Brie gets dressed up for the holidays, stuffed into little golden parcels of puff pastry, along with a hit of cranberry sauce and the crunch of walnuts.



large egg
1 8-oz
wheel Brie
1 17.25-oz
package frozen puff pastry (2 sheets), thawed
All-purpose flour, for dusting
cup whole-berry cranberry sauce
cup walnuts, finely chopped
tbsp fresh thyme leaves


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 425ºF and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.

Step 2

Whisk together the egg with 1 tablespoon of water in a small bowl for an egg wash. Cut the side rind off the Brie, then cut the Brie into 32 even pieces. Set aside.

Step 3

Unfold a puff pastry sheet on a lightly floured surface. Roll out into a 13-inch square. Cut into 16 squares. Repeat with the second sheet so you have 32 squares total.

Step 4

Top a pastry square with about 1/2 teaspoon cranberry sauce, 1/4 teaspoon walnuts, a piece of Brie and a pinch of thyme.

Step 5

Use your finger or a pastry brush to brush the edges of the pastry square with egg wash until lightly coated and tacky. Pinch 2 opposite points together, then pinch the remaining 2 points together so that you have a little package. Repeat with the remaining pastry squares and filling.

Step 6

Transfer the pouches to the prepared baking sheets and brush with the remaining egg wash. Bake until puffed and golden brown, 15 to 20 minutes.

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