Appetizers|Snacks|Vegetarian

Cran “Brie” Bites

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Ingredients

  • 2 sheets phyllo dough
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 8 ounces Brie cheese wheel
  • 14 ounces whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1/4 cup pistachios
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 large navel orange
  • 18 small rosemary sprigs

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 380°F
  • Grease two muffin tins with cooking spray. Cut each sheet of phyllo dough into 9 equal squares for a total of 18 squares. Press into muffin tins. Brush lightly with vegetable oil. Bake for 5 minutes.
  • Cut Brie cheese into 18 equal pieces. Stir cranberry sauce and spoon about a tablespoon into each phyllo cup. Top with a square of Brie. Bake for approximately 20 minutes, check after 15 minutes.
  • Finely chop ½ cup unshelled pistachios (equivalent to ¼ shelled). Toast in pan over low heat for 5 minutes with rind from orange, stirring constantly. Combine confectioners sugar with juice and zest from one orange to make glaze.
  • Remove Cran-“Brie” Bites from oven, take out of muffin tins and place on cooling rack. Let cool for 10 minutes, then drizzle with orange glaze. Top with toasted pistachios and garnish with a sprig of rosemary.