Irresistible Appetizers Bites for the holidays!
These Cranberry Pecan Brie Bites are perfect for holiday entertaining! Whether you make them for Christmas or New Year’s, no one will be able to resist the gooey melted brie, tart cranberry sauce, and toasted pecan atop a piece of naan! Easy and fabulous – just what holiday entertaining should be!
12 oz fresh cranberries, rinsed and picked through
¾ cup sugar
½ cup orange juice
½ cup water
pinch of salt
1 cinnamon stick
1 piece of orange peel
2 8.8 oz packages Original Stonefire naan flatbread
1 8 oz package brie
24 pecan halves
fresh thyme to garnish
Combine sugar, orange juice, and water in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir to combine.
Add cranberries, salt, cinnamon stick and orange peel.
Bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring frequently.
Continue cooking, for about 10 minutes, or until all or most of the cranberries have popped.
Let cool for at least 30 minutes. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Preheat oven to 400F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
Cut naan into pieces using a pizza cutter. Aim for 6 to 8 pieces per naan.
Cut small wedges off the wheel of brie and place on top of the naan.
Spoon a small amount of the cooled cranberry sauce on top of the brie. Top with a pecan half.
Place on the prepared baking sheet.
Bake for 6 to 8 minutes or until brie starts to melt and bubble.
Remove, top with a sprig of fresh thyme and serve immediately.
Recipe adapted from - www.momontimeout.com