You are here: Home » Recipes » Brie with California Walnuts and Cranberries Brie with California Walnuts and Cranberries Recipe by California Walnut Board Yield 8 servings Prep 15 mins Cook 20 mins This potent version of cranberry sauce contrasts well with the creaminess of Brie cheese. It's also great with turkey, duck or ham. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 (12-ounce) whole cranberries, fresh or frozen1 cup granulated sugar1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice1 cinnamon stick1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1 cup California walnuts, toasted and chopped1 cup brandy1 tablespoon finely minced orange zest Brie and crackers or baguette, thinly sliced and toasted, for serving Instructions In a medium saucepan, combine the cranberries, sugar, orange juice, cinnamon stick, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and cook until the cranberries have burst and the sauce begins to thicken, about 15 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat. Stir in the walnuts, brandy and orange zest. Serve spoonfuls of the cranberry sauce on thin slices of brie atop crisp crackers, or thin slices of toasted baguette. Makes about 2 1/2 cups. Recipe courtesy of Fiesta Market and Chef Sherri Thrower.