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Honey Apple & Goat Cheese Crostini

This easy-to-make savory appetizer is full of flavor and texture. The crunch from the toasted bread and walnuts combined with the creamy goat cheese is the perfect combo. And a touch of sweetness from the apples and honey make the perfect finishing touches.

Honey Apple & Goat Cheese Crostini

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  • 16 slices baguette, ½ inch slices
  • 200 g softened goat cheese (about ¾-1 cup)
  • 2 tbsp honey, divided
  • 1 Zebroff Red Delicious Apple, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp fresh minced thyme leaves
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • olive oil
  • ground pepper to taste
  • seas salt to taste
  • honey for drizzling
  • fresh thyme for garnish

How to Make It


Make the crostini: Preheat the oven to 375F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place the ½ inch slices of baguette on the baking sheet. Brush both sides with olive oil. Bake for 5 minutes, flip and bake for another 5 minutes. Remove the crostini to a serving tray and set aside.


Toast the walnuts: Add the walnuts to the baking sheet and toast for 5 minutes. Remove and set aside.


Mix the goat cheese: In a small bowl mix together the softened goat cheese with a pinch of pepper and 1 tbsp honey until combined.


Make the apples: Add 1 tbsp butter to a medium frying pan and turn to medium heat. Add the apple slices and cook for 3-5 minutes until just softened. Turn to medium-low heat, add 1 tbsp honey, minced fresh thyme leaves, lemon juice and a pinch of salt. Stir to combine and set aside to cool slightly.


Assemble the crostini: Divide the goat cheese mixture evenly between the 16 crostini, spreading a dollop on each. Next divide honey apple slices between the crostini, on top of the goat cheese layer, followed by fresh thyme leaves for garnish, chopped walnuts and a drizzle of honey if desired.

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