Cranberry Brie Bites

Cranberry Brie Bites (Rachel Johnson)

Cranberry Brie Bites

This versatile appetizer is quick and easy to prepare, and can be prepped the night before. Simply refrigerate overnight and bake just before your holiday get-together. Voila!

Makes: 1 Dozen

Total Time: 25 minutes

1 (8-ounce) tube crescent rolls or 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed

6 ounces brie cheese, cubed

1/3 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce

Fresh rosemary and raspberries, for serving


1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

2. Unroll crescent rolls; gently press seams together. If using puff pastry, gently roll out dough to create a larger rectangle.

3. Cut dough into 12 (2-inch) squares.

4. Place each square of dough into a greased minimuffin tin, allowing edges to come over sides of muffin cup.

5. Cut brie into 12 pieces. Place a cube of cheese into center of each dough cup; top with a heaping teaspoon of cranberry sauce.

6. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until dough is browned and cheese is melted.

7. Allow to rest 5 minutes; serve warm.


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