How to Make Maple Pecan Brie
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It wouldn't be the holidays without baked brie! This version is all dressed up with maple glazed pecans and a tart kick from a homemade cranberry sauce.  The best part? You only need a handful of ingredients to assemble the brie. This is a holiday appetizer you'll want to incorportate into your annual traditions!

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Recipe and Headnote Rachel Dolfi


Prep time 15mins
Cook time 25mins
Serves or Makes: Serves 4-6


For the Maple Pecan Brie:

For the Maple Pecan Brie:


  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a small baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

  • Step 2

    In a small skillet on low heat, add the Kroger® Pecans. Toast the nuts, stirring often, until fragrant, 6-7 minutes. Remove from the heat and transfer to a medium heatproof bowl.

  • Step 3

    To the bowl of pecans, add the Simple Truth Organic™ Maple Syrup, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and black pepper. Toss to combine.

  • Step 4

    Add the Private Selection™ Parisian Style Double Creme Brie wheel to the pre-lined baking sheet and top with the pecan mixture. Place in the oven and cook until the maple syrup is bubbling and the cheese is soft, 10-15 minutes.

  • Step 5

    Using a large spatula, remove the brie from the baking sheet onto a serving platter. Serve with toasted baguette sliced and top with cranberry sauce, if desired. Enjoy!

For the Cranberry Sauce:

  • 1 12-ounce package fresh cranberries, (about 3 cups)
  • 1 apple, chopped
  • 3/ 4 cup red wine
  • 1/ 2 cup sugar
  • 1/ 4 cup Simple Truth Organic™ Maple Syrup
  • 1/ 2 tablespoon ginger, freshly grated
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lemon, juice and zest
  • 1 orange, juice and zest
  • 3/ 4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/ 4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • pinch of ground cardamom
  • pinch of ground cloves
  • pinch of allspice
  • pinch of black pepper

For the Cranberry Sauce:

  • Step 1

    Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook for about 15 minutes, mashing the cranberries with the back of a fork as they cook.

  • Step 2

    Let cool for about 15 minutes, then check for seasoning, adding more salt, pepper, or Simple Truth Organic™ Maple Syrup as needed. Store in an airtight jar for up to three days before serving.