|1 Cup Sugar|
|¾ Cup Water|
|1 Tbsp. Orange Zest, Grated|
|¼ Tsp. Salt|
|12 oz. Fresh Cranberries|
|1 Loaf French Bread, ½” Slices|
|3 Tbsp. Butter, Melted|
|8 oz. Brie Cheese, Thinly Sliced|
- Mix together sugar, water, orange zest and salt to a boil in large frying pan over high heat. Stir frequently until sugar dissolves. Add cranberries and return to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for a thick jam type sauce, about 7-9 minutes. Remove from heat and completely cool.
Note: Sauce can be made 1 week in advance and stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator. If made in advance, set the container out on counter 1 hour before using.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Brush butter over bread and toast in oven for 1-2 minutes. Remove from oven and add a slice of brie and bake 5 to 7 minutes. Top with 1 Tbsp. of cranberry sauce. Toast can be prepared and toasted 1 day in advance and stored in an airtight container.
Note: Day of serving add brie and bake, then add cranberry sauce. Serve warm.