1 round of brie – about 1 pound
2 tablespoons orange liqueur, such as Grand Marnier
1/2 cup dried apricots, minced
1/4 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup nuts, such as pistachios or chopped walnuts (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Start with the cheese at room temperature. Place brie in a small baking dish, prick the top with a fork several times. Pour 1 1/2 teaspoons liqueur over cheese. Combine apricots, cranberries, nuts and the balance of the liqueur and mix well. Pour fruit mixture over the brie, bake 8-12 minutes or until the cheese is soft and melted. Serve with baguette slices or crackers.