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

Warm Cranberry-Walnut Brie

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

Cooking Light SEPTEMBER 2009

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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 188
  • Fat: 11.6g
  • Saturated fat: 5.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.7g
  • Protein: 7.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 15g
  • Fiber: 2.1g
  • Cholesterol: 28mg
  • Iron: 1.1mg
  • Sodium: 291mg
  • Calcium: 54mg
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