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Dried Plum And Gorgonzola Crostini

Prep Time  5 minutes Cook Time  15 minutes Serves  25

Ingredients

3 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.

Directions

Heat 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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Nutrition Facts

Calories
264
Cholesterol
11mg
% of Calories from Fat
27%
Total Fat
8g
Sodium
375mg
Carbohydrate
41g
Protein
6g
Fiber
3g

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