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A few years back I shared this simple, crowd-pleasing appetizer on my stories and it needed a place on the blog — Cranberry Brie Bites!

Cranberry Brie Bites

These are really a mini or individual version of that delightful pastry-wrapped brie that everyone adores so much at holiday parties. Just as easy to make and ever so delicious.

There’s nothing healthy here to see. Just a good old-fashioned appetizer that is perfect for the holidays! 

Cranberry Brie Bites

For another cranberry appetizer, try my Crockpot Cranberry-Orange Meatballs!

And for another puff pastry recipe, try my Mini Croque Monsieur Bites!

Cranberry Brie Bites
5 from 7 votes

Cranberry Brie Bits

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes
Servings: 12 People


  • 1 package puff pastry defrosted
  • Approximately 3 oz brie about 1/4 wheel of brie (no need to remove the rind, it’s edible)
  • 1/2 cup spicy cranberry jelly I use Austin slow burn brand, but any will do
  • 1/4 cup loosely chopped hazelnuts
  • cooking spray


  • Preheat oven to 400 and lightly spray a mini cupcake tin with cooking spray.
  • Lay puff pastry out across a cutting board. Cut pastry dough into 3 equal sections. Then cut each section into 4 even slices. You should have 12 pieces total. I use a pizza slicer to make this easy.
  • Gently form each pastry by pressing your fingers into the cupcake tin and creating a small basket for the brie and jelly.
  • Cut brie into 12 1/2 inch squares and place one slice in each tin.
  • Top each tin with a 1 teaspoon of spicy cranberry jelly.
  • Sprinkle with hazelnuts.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes, until pastry dough is golden and brie has melted.

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Servings: 12 People

Photography by Eat Love Eats.

Welcome! I’m Alex.

I’m a food lover sharing healthy, simple, delicious, recipes from my kitchen to yours. Here you’ll find lots of Whole30, lots of healthy, and a little indulgence here and there because…it’s all about balance y’all!

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  1. 5 stars
    Made this for appetizer for christmas dinner, was a huge hit’ I substituted walnuts for macadamia but still turned out great!!

  2. I made these at Thanksgiving and have they’ve been requested by family multiple times since then! I subbed the cranberry jelly for a sweet onion chutney (Aldi) So easy, elegant and tasty!! Thank You!

  3. Hi! I know these are probably best served warm but could there be served cold? Would love to take these to work for a Christmas baking event.

  4. Hey Alex! Is the “spicy” part of the cranberry jelly necessary, or is regular cranberry jelly cool to use too? (Having a hard time finding spicy cranberry jelly). Thanks!