Blood Orange Ale and Cranberry Baked Brie


  • 12 fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 cup beer
  • 1 cup sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 brie cheese wheel


  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Combine cranberries, beer, sugar, and salt in a sauce pan
  3. Bring to a boil, reduce and simmer over medium low heat until thick and some of the berries burst - about 10 minutes
  4. Unwrap brie and transfer to a baking sheet or baking dish
  5. Bake at 350 about 15 minutes or until soft and melty
  6. Transfer brie to a serving dish and top with cranberry mixture
  7. Serve with bread, toasted baguette, and/or crackers