Baked Brie with Cranberries & Pecans

Start with the basics then add one special ingredient to make the best baked brie ever! This rendition of baked brie doesn’t hide the cheese in a puff pastry; it puts the brie on display with dried cranberries, pecans, and of course, bourbon maple syrup.

This recipe is so easy and quick to make yet offers a heavenly decadence to it that you would swear takes hours to achieve…we know the magic of this dish is in the aged maple syrup. 

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Baked Brie with Cranberries & Pecans

Warm, melty brie cheese topped with crunchy pecans and dried cranberries covered in bourbon syrup. 

Servings: 8-10

Total Time: 15 Minutes

Ingredients

Prep

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.

  2. Rough chop pecans.

  3. Place brie in small baking dish. Top with nuts and cranberries.

  4. Toss dried cranberries and a teaspoon of water in a microwaveable bowl. Warm for 15-20 seconds to soften and plump.
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Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Syrup

100% pure maple syrup aged in small batch bourbon barrels for up to 18 months!

Cooking

  1. Bake 5 minutes. Remove from oven and add maple.

  2.  Continue baking 5 more minutes or until cheese has softened. 

  3. Enjoy with your favorite crackers!

Pro Tips

  1. Let cool 1-2 minutes before serving to prevent any mouth burning.

  2. Substitute regular pecans or candied pecans for black jack pecans. If using regular pecans, add sea salt to taste. 

  3. Use a small cast iron skillet instead of a baking pan to easily remove it from the oven. 

  4. Toss dried cranberries and a teaspoon of water in a microwaveable bowl. Warm for 15-20 seconds to soften and plump.
 

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