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Cranberry-Filled Brie

Type: Cheese, Eggs
Courses: Dips and Spreads, Starters and appetizers
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

1/2   Butter - softened
1/4 cup 23g / 0.8ozFresh cranberries
1 teaspoon 5mlOrange zest - finely minced
1 teaspoon 5mlSugar - (up to 2)
1 tablespoon 15mlGrand Marnier or other orange liqueur
1   Ripe round brie cheese - (4 ounces), unwrapped
1   Dental floss - (24 inches long)
1/2 cup 46g / 1.6ozSliced toasted almonds - slightly crushed
  Dried cranberries - for garnish

Recipe Instructions

Place softened butter in a food processor with the metal blade. Add cranberries, orange zest, sugar and Grand Marnier. Process by pulsing until mixture is smooth.

Place the unwrapped cheese on a work surface. Wrap the dental floss around the side of cheese and pull it through the cheese horizontally, cutting it in half. Place both halves (cut sides up) on the work surface and spread the butter mixture evenly on one half of the cheese. Replace the other half, middle sides together, and press down gently. Spread additional butter on the sides and top of the cheese. Then coat the top and sides with the sliced, toasted nuts, covering the layer of butter. Cover and chill until firm. Garnish with dried cranberries on top. Serve either whole (with a small wedge removed) or cut into thin wedges. Serve with crackers or slices baguettes.

Let sit 30 minutes before serving. Do not heat.

Kerri Richter, Chef at Kerried Away, Sacramento, CA


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