Leftover cranberries just hanging around? Company still coming?? Why not make this delicious and easy cranberry compote to put atop a lovely melting brie. You can make the compote ahead of time, heat your brie and you are on your way to be serving up a fabulous appetizer.
I hope everyone’s New Years was great and you truly had a fabulous holiday season!! Welcome to 2013!!
- 1½ cup cranberries
- ½ sugar
- ½ cup water
- 1 tsp. grated ginger
- 1 tsp. orange zest
- ⅓ cup broken pecan pieces
- One large wheel of brie or two small
- Crackers of your choice
- Place the cranberries, sugar, water, ginger and zest in a small pot and bring to a simmer. Cook for 5 min. or until cranberries begin to pop. Let cool slightly and add the pecans. Cool completely and refrigerate until ready to use.
- Slice the top off the brie and heat in a microwave on half power until cheese is starting to melt. Top with the cranberries and serve with crackers.