Cranberry brie candy cane

Make Cranberry Brie Puff Pastry Candy Cane

As the holiday season unfolds, the search for delectable recipes to elevate your festive dining experience is undoubtedly on the agenda. Today, I invite you to embark on a culinary journey with me and discover the enchanting flavors of my Cranberry Brie Puff Pastry Candy Cane. This delightful treat, with its perfect balance of tart cranberries, creamy brie, and the flaky goodness of puff pastry, promises to be the showstopper at your Christmas dinner or any festive gathering.

Serve this delectable creation with a touch of flair, perhaps as an appetizer for your Christmas dinner or as a charming addition to your holiday spread. The candy cane shape not only adds a whimsical touch to your table but also makes it a conversation starter, inviting guests to savor the festive spirit in every bite.

Ingredients for Cranberry Brie Puff Pastry Candy Cane

Cranberry Sauce:

Fresh cranberries provide a burst of tartness and vibrant color to the sauce. Their unique flavor profile enhances the overall taste of the dish. When heated, cranberries release their juices, contributing to the rich, fruity base of the sauce.

Fresh rosemary introduces a fragrant and herbaceous note to the sauce. The combination of rosemary with cranberries adds a layer of complexity, bringing a savory undertone that beautifully contrasts with the sweetness of the brown sugar.

Cinnamon imparts warmth and a comforting aroma to the cranberry sauce. Its spicy-sweet flavor enhances the overall festive appeal of the dish, creating a harmonious blend with the other ingredients.

Puff Pastry Candy Cane:

Puff pastry serves as the flaky and buttery foundation for the candy cane. When thawed, the pastry becomes pliable, making it easy to work with. Its layers puff up during baking, creating a light and crispy texture that complements the creamy brie and fruity cranberry filling.

Brie, a creamy and mild cheese, adds a luxurious and decadent element to the candy cane. When baked, it becomes gooey and luscious, forming a velvety layer that melds seamlessly with the cranberry sauce. The slight tanginess of brie complements the sweet and tart flavors in the dish.

Pecans provide a delightful crunch and nutty flavor to the candy cane. When roughly chopped, they integrate into the filling, adding a textural contrast to the soft brie and juicy cranberries. The nuttiness of pecans enhances the overall sensory experience of the dish.

In summary, each ingredient plays a crucial role in creating a harmonious blend of flavors and textures in the Cranberry Brie Puff Pastry Candy Cane, resulting in a festive and delicious treat.


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How to Make Cranberry Brie Puff Pastry Candy Cane

To begin, preheat your oven to 375℉ or according to the instructions on your puff pastry packaging, ensuring it reaches the desired temperature before moving forward with the recipe.

For the Cranberry Sauce, start by placing a pan over medium heat. Combine cranberries, sugar, cinnamon, and rosemary in the pan. Allow them to heat for approximately 2-3 minutes before adding 1/4 cup of water. While heating the sauce, use a spatula to mash the cranberries and release their juices. Once the sauce thickens, remove it from the heat and let it cool.

Moving on to the Puff Pastry Candy Cane, begin by cutting the puff pastry sheet in half and creating triangles from each half. Assemble the triangles on a parchment-lined oven-safe sheet, positioning each sheet partially over the other, forming a candy cane shape.

Cut the brie into 1-inch thickness and place it on the base side of the triangles or candy cane. Spread the cooled cranberry sauce over the brie, and then generously top with crushed pecans. Fold the pointy side of each triangle over the toppings, ensuring to tuck in the ends of the puff pastry under the base for a secure seal.

Brush a beaten egg over the puff pastry for a golden finish, and bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes or as per the instructions on your puff pastry packaging.

Once baked, allow the Cranberry Brie Puff Pastry Candy Cane to cool slightly before serving, as the filling will be hot. Then, savor the delightful combination of flavors in this festive treat. Enjoy!


Cranberry brie candy cane

Cranberry Brie Puff Pastry Candy Cane

5 from 1 vote
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American-Inspired
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 725kcal
Author: Gurleen


For the Sauce

  • 1/2 cup fresh cranberries
  • 4 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 stick cinnamon

For the Candy Cane

  • 1 sheet puff pastry thawed
  • 350 gm brie
  • ¼ cup pecans roughly chopped
  • 1 egg beaten


  • Pre-heat the oven at 375℉ or as per your puff pastry packaged instructions

For the Cranberry Sauce

  • Place a pan on medium heat, add in cranberries, sugar, cinnamon & rosemary. Let it heat for about 2-3 mins before adding in 1/4th cup of water. Mash cranberries to release juice using a spatula while heating the sauce. Once the sauce thickens remove from heat and let it cool

For the Puff Pastry Candy Cane

  • Cut the puff pastry sheet into half and then make triangles from the sheet. To assemble, place triangles onto a parchment lined oven safe sheet. Place each sheet partially over the other halfway through the previous sheet.
  • Cut brie into 1 inch thickness and place onto the base side of triangles/candy cane. Spread cranberry sauce over the brie. Top with crushed pecans. Fold the pointy side of triangle over the toppings. Make sure to tuck in the ends of puff pastry under the base so that it sticks well
  • Brush beaten egg over the puff pastry and bake for 25 mins or as per your puff pastry packaged instructions
  • The filling will be hot so let it slightly cool before Serving. Enjoy!


Calories: 725kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 52g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 23g | Cholesterol: 88mg | Sodium: 707mg | Potassium: 224mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 532IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 187mg | Iron: 2mg
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In the world of culinary delights, the Cranberry Brie Puff Pastry Candy Cane stands as a testament to the joy of experimenting with flavors and textures. As an individual who values the art of crafting memorable dining experiences, this recipe encapsulates the essence of festive indulgence, making it a must-try for anyone seeking to create lasting culinary impressions. So, why not elevate your holiday celebrations with this irresistible treat? Prepare to embark on a journey of flavors that will leave a lasting imprint on your festive traditions.

 ❤️ Gurleen 

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