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Cherry Crostini


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  • Author: a Couple Cooks
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 14 to 16 bites 1x

Description

This cherry crostini pairs tart cherries and cheese in a pairing perfect for a spread of winter appetizers.


Ingredients

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  • 1 small baguette
  • ½ cup dried Montmorency cherries
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 4 ounces goat cheese
  • 6 fresh sage leaves

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Slice the baguette, and place the slices in a single layer on a baking sheet. Toast 15 minutes until slightly browned and crisp.
  2. In a small saucepan, place ½ cup dried Montmorency cherries, ½ cup water, and 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar. Bring to a strong simmer and simmer until the liquid is reduced by one half, about 7 minutes. Allow to cool for 5 minutes.
  3. Thinly slice the sage leaves. To serve, spread goat cheese on top of the crostini; top with cherries and a bit of sage.
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American