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Warm Cranberry-Walnut Brie

Photo: Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr

Yield

8 servings (serving size: about 1 ounce cheese mixture and 5 crackers)

Dip into the luscious melted cheese with trans fat–free 100 percent whole-grain or wheat crackers.

Ingredients

  • 1 (8-ounce) round Brie cheese
  • 2 tablespoons dried cranberries
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 40 low-sodium 100 percent whole-wheat crackers (such as Triscuit)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 188
  • fat 11.6 g
  • satfat 5.6 g
  • monofat 2.4 g
  • polyfat 0.7 g
  • protein 7.9 g
  • carbohydrate 15 g
  • fiber 2.1 g
  • cholesterol 28 mg
  • iron 1.1 mg
  • sodium 291 mg
  • calcium 54 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Using a serrated knife, remove topmost rind from cheese; discard rind. Place cheese, cut side up, in a small ovenproof baking dish; sprinkle with cranberries and thyme. Top evenly with nuts. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until cheese is soft and warm. Serve immediately with crackers.