Dried Plum And Gorgonzola Crostini
Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Serves 25
Ingredients3 each baguette loaf, cut diagonally into 1/2-inch thick slices(approx. 25 slices per loaf, 3 per person)
3 oz extra-virgin olive oil
12 oz gorgonzola cheese, softened to room temperature
75 pitted dried plums, finely chopped*
*Canned dried plums may be substituted for pitted dried plums. Drain liquid and pat dry with a paper towel.
DirectionsHeat oven to 350°F.
On large baking sheet, arrange baguette slices in single layer; brush with oil. Bake 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Turn slices over; bake an additional 5 minutes. Cool. Spread each slice with rounded teaspoon of cheese; sprinkle with scant tablespoon dried plums. Serve within 1 hour.
Tip: -The baguette slices may be toasted up to 12 hours in advance.
Recipe created by Georgeanne Brennan.
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