Cranberry Brie Grilled Cheese

by | Nov 18, 2015 | All, Main Dishes

Thanksgiving leftovers look mighty tasty in this Cranberry Brie Grilled Cheese Sandwich. 

Reinvent your Thanksgiving leftovers with this simple but decadent Cranberry Brie Grilled Cheese Sandwich.

Thanksgiving leftovers are the best part of the holiday, right? Cold turkey sandwiches while watching football games, warmed up dinner rolls for snacks, slices of pie for breakfast…it’s all fair game. But the cranberry sauce? That’s usually the last man standing. But don’t forget about the cranberry relish when you are hunting in the fridge for goodies. Slather it on some bread, top it with slices of Brie, and you have the fixings for a simple but seriously tasty grilled sammie. In fact, this Cranberry Brie Grilled Cheese Sandwich may well be my new favorite Thanksgiving leftover. 

Need some inspiration for a twist on your regular cranberry sauce? Try a few of our favorites: Cranberry Sauce with Dried Cherries and Cassis and Cranberry Serrano Relish.

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Cranberry Brie Grilled Cheese

Cranberry Brie Grilled Cheese

This grilled cheese is a great way to use leftover cranberry sauce!

Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes


  • 2 slices bread
  • butter
  • cranberry relish
  • brie cheese, sliced


  1. Heat skillet over medium heat.
  2. Butter one side of each of the two slices of bread. Spread cranberry relish on the non-buttered side of one slice and top with brie slices. Place buttered side of bread down in skillet and top with other slice, buttered side facing up. Cook until lightly toasted and repeat on other side. Allow to cool slightly before eating.

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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 851 Total Fat: 22g Saturated Fat: 13g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 7g Cholesterol: 59mg Sodium: 662mg Carbohydrates: 158g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 4g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 12g
Reinvent your Thanksgiving leftovers with this simple but decadent Cranberry Brie Grilled Cheese Sandwich.

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