close up of a piece of crostini topped with a slice of brie, cranberry sauce and orange zest

Cranberry Brie Crostini

  • Author: Michelle Ferrand
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 16 servings 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American


This easy Cranberry and Brie Crostini is a killer appetizer, fantastic for your next party! It definitely screams fall.




1 baguette (about 10 ounces)

1/4 cup olive oil

1/2 teaspoon flake salt

Cranberry Sauce

12 ounces fresh cranberries

1/2 cup tightly packed dark brown sugar

2 tablespoons sugar

1/3 cup orange juice

2 teaspoons orange zest

1 teastpoon finely chopped rosemary

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper


12 ounces brie cheese

Optional: extra orange zest and rosemary


To Make Crostini

Prheat oven to 350 degrees.

Thinly slice the baguette about 1/4-inch thick. You’ll need at least 48 slices.

Evenly place sliced bread on two baking sheets and lightly brush both sides with olive oil. 

Bake until golden, about 20 minutes.

Season with salt and pepper and allow to cool before topping.

To Assemble

Increase oven temp to 400 degrees.

Mix cranberry sauce ingredients together in a medium bowl and trasfer to a 9×13 baking dish.

Bake until the berries burst, about 20 minutes.

Allow to cool completely, and chill until ready to serve.

Slice brie into 48 slices and place on the crostini. Evenly divide cranberry sauce among brie topped crostini.

Top with  a little extra orange zest and rosemary and serve!


To make the brie easier to slice, pop it into the fridge for 15 minutes or so.

1 serving = 3 pieces

Keywords: holiday, christmas, thanksgiving, easy

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