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Brie with Cranberries and Pistachio Nuts

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Brie with Cranberries and Pistachio Nuts
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 8
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This cheesy nut spread that has a berry-licious twist to it, is made easily in just 15 minutes - serve with bread or crackers!
Updated Aug 13, 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 round or wedge (8 ounces) Brie cheese (with herbs or plain)
  • 1/4 cup whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped pistachio nuts
  • Sliced baguette loaf or water crackers, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°. Lightly brush round pan, 8x1 1/2 inches, or ovenproof plate with vegetable oil.
  • 2
    Place cheese in center of pan. (Do not peel coating from cheese.) Bake uncovered 8 to 10 minutes or until cheese is soft and partially melted.
  • 3
    Top cheese with cranberry sauce and nuts. Serve immediately with bread.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Top baked Brie with 3 tablespoons drained julienne sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil and herbs (from 8-ounce jar) and 1 tablespoon toasted pine nuts. Or top with your favorite flavor of chutney.
  • tip 2
    To toast nuts, bake uncovered in ungreased shallow pan in 350¦ oven about 10 minutes, stirring occasion-ally, until golden brown. Or cook in ungreased heavy skillet over medium-low heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until browning begins, then stirring constantly until golden brown.

Nutrition

100 Calories, 8g Total Fat, 6g Protein, 1g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
Saturated Fat
5g
Cholesterol
20mg
Sodium
250mg
Total Carbohydrate
1g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 High-Fat Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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