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Brie Toasts with Cranberry Compote


  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup jellied cranberry sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread, cut into 1/2-in. slices
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 pound Brie cheese, thinly sliced


  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine the cranberries, vinegar, cranberry sauce and sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened, about 12 minutes.
  • 2. Brush bottoms of bread with butter; place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 1-2 minutes or until lightly toasted. Top bread with Brie. Bake for 4-6 minutes or until cheese is melted. Spoon cranberry mixture over cheese, about 1 tablespoon on each.

Nutrition Facts

1 appetizer: 145 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 218mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.


Average Rating: 3
  • hollimae
    Dec 11, 2012

    I found that 1 cup of balsamic vinegar was way too tart for my taste, so if I make it again, I'll try using quite a bit less.

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