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Sparkling Cranberry Brie Bites

sugared cranberries, nestled in cranberry sauce and brie on top of a cracker
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Resting time + assembling time 1 day 15 minutes
Total Time 1 day 25 minutes
Servings 16 crackers
Calories 171kcal


  • 2 cups fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 16 crackers
  • 8 oz Brie cheese
  • cranberry sauce
  • fresh mint for garnish


  • Rinse cranberries and place in a medium bowl.
  • Heat syrup in a small sauce pan just until warm.
  • Pour over cranberries when syrup is warm, not hot, or cranberries may pop.
  • Cool, cover, and let soak in the refrigerator overnight.
  • Drain cranberries in a colander.
  • Place sugar in a large bowl or baking dish.
  • Add cranberries in batches and roll around until lightly coated in sugar.
  • Place on a baking sheet until dry, about 1 hour.
  • Assemble crackers with one slice of brie, a light layer of cranberry chutney, and 4 or 5 sugared cranberries.
  • Garnish with fresh mint sprigs.


Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 118mg | Potassium: 81mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 91IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 1mg