Camembert with Cranberry Caramelized Onions

Camembert with Cranberry Caramelized Onions

Looking for a cheesy French dip recipe? Then check out this delicious mélange of caramelized sweet onions, sweetened dried cranberries and Camembert cheese that’s served with assorted crackers and small cocktail bread slices – ready in just 35 minutes!

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

12

servings

1
tablespoon butter
1
small sweet onion, halved, thinly sliced
1
(8-oz.) round Camembert cheese
1/4
cup sweetened dried cranberries
2
teaspoons brown sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons sweet or dry sherry
2
tablespoons chopped fresh marjoram or 1 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Melt butter in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until very tender, stirring frequently.
  2. Meanwhile, place cheese in ungreased decorative ovenproof shallow baking dish or plate. Bake at 350°F. for 10 to 12 minutes or until cheese is soft.
  3. Add cranberries, brown sugar, salt and sherry to onion; mix well. Cook 5 minutes or until sugar is dissolved, stirring frequently. Stir in marjoram; cook and stir 1 minute.
  4. To serve, spoon warm onion mixture over cheese. Serve with assorted crackers and small cocktail bread slices. Store in refrigerator.
Makes 12 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Ingredient Info
Camembert cheese is a round French cheese covered with a soft, white edible rind. When ripe, this smooth, fragrant cheese oozes slightly.
Make-Ahead Tip
Prepare the onion mixture up to one day in advance; cover and refrigerate it. Just before serving, briefly reheat the onion mixture in the microwave and spoon it over the cheese.
Make it Special
Garnish this baked Camembert with sprigs of fresh marjoram.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 90
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 210mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 4g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.