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The holiday season is upon us. And I am ready to get in the spirit with this delectable recipe for Cranberry Baked Brie. It is the perfect savory snack for all your seasonal gatherings.
As soon as November 1st rolls around each year, you will find me feverishly swapping out my spooky Halloween decor with festive wreaths and garlands. I am definitely an "embrace the holiday spirit" kind of gal. So I want to savor all the things I love about the season for as long as I possibly can.
And to prepare for diving right into my holiday baking mode, I recently made the trek to my local Walmart to pick up some essentials. While I was there, I discovered the most amazing special-edition flavors of my family's favorite sodas. Indulge in a true taste of the season this year with Coca-Cola® Cinnamon and Sprite® Winter Spiced Cranberry. So delicious!
The hint of spice adds a perfect amount of holiday flair and flavor to Coca-Cola® Cinnamon. And the Sprite® Winter Spiced Cranberry is so crisp and refreshing. It wasn't until I'd grabbed a couple of 12-packs of each that I noticed these flavors are also available in cute little mini cans. So, of course, I had to add a few 6-packs to my cart as well. Add them to your Walmart cart now too before they are gone!
These limited-time products are perfect for serving up all season long. I know my Thanksgiving guests will appreciate these tasty seasonal drinks. And I think they will be the perfect accompaniment to the Cranberry Baked Brie I'm serving at my annual cookie swap party.
Why You'll Love Cranberry Baked Brie
Baked brie is so rich and luxurious, which makes it an ideal appetizer for special occasions and holiday events. And it's one of those dishes that looks complicated but is actually quite simple to make.
I love cooking and baking with a theme, and making sure that the flavor elements of the food match the beverages that are served along side of it. Coca-Cola® Cinnamon and Sprite® Winter Spiced Cranberry are easy to pair with so many favorite holiday recipes. The flavors compliment the dishes with the warm hints of cinnamon and fresh flavors of cranberry. Making my Cranberry Baked Brie appetizer wand pairing it with Sprite® Winter Spiced Cranberry adds a true taste of the season to this savory and snackable dish.
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- 1 sheet frozen puff pastry thawed
- 1 round of Brie do not remove the rind
- ½ cup whole cranberry sauce
- 1 egg lightly beaten
- 1 teaspoon water
- ½ teaspoon flaked sea salt
- Crackers bread, apple slices for serving
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray small cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
Unfold puff pastry.
Spread cranberry sauce in the center of the dough.
Place round of brie on top of the cranberry sauce.
Bring edges of the dough together to cover the brie, pinch edges together.
Combine lightly beaten egg and water in a small dish to create the egg wash.
Transfer pastry covered brie to cookie sheet and brush with egg wash.
Sprinkle with sea salt.
Bake brie until golden, about 30 minutes.
Serve warm with crackers, bread, and/ or apple slices.