Cranberry & Rosemary-Topped Goat Brie

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Make entertaining look (and actually be) easy with this warm, creamy, Christmas-colored cranberry & rosemary-topped goat brie.

You’ve got your red cranberries. Your green rosemary, and your white brie.

Baked goat brie is irresistible anytime of year. Elegant yet simple, it’s a real crowd-pleaser, pairs fantastic with a glass of wine, and is one of the easiest items to prepare.

Each ingredient complimented by the textures and flavors of the others. Truly a heavenly combination in each bite.

Creamy goat brie. Slightly sour, slightly sweet cranberry preserves. Crunchy crackers or apple slices.

Especially during the holidays, no one is thrilled to spend time at the grocery store then a good chunk of time in the kitchen preparing an dish for a party. Baked brie is a first-rate, last minute, effortless shared appetizer for the holidays or any time!

After all—Sweet dreams of made of cheese, who am I to a dis-a-brie.

(I couldn’t resist, haha.)

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CRANBERRY & ROSEMARY-TOPPED GOAT BRIE

Ingredients

  • 1 (8 oz) goat brie cheese
  • 1/2 cup cranberry preserves
  • 1-2 tsp fresh rosemary, diced
  • Sugar-coated pecans, optional but recommended (time permitting)

Additional Items for dipping—assorted gluten-free crackers, apple slices, veggies, or homemade crostini (click for recipe). Glutino gluten-free bagel chips are a fantastic store-bought alternative to homemade crostini.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit, line a baking sheet with parchment paper, and unwrapped brie round.
  2. Place cheese on baking sheet.
  3. Bake 10-15 minutes or until softened.
  4. Spoon cranberry preserves over brie and sprinkle with rosemary.
  5. Bake roughly 5 more minutes or until sauce is heated.
  6. Carefully transfer the brie to a serving tray.
  7. Serve with your favorite crackers, fruit, bread or veggies.

If you have the time, take it to the next level by chopping a few sugar-coated pecans on top before serving.