Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Cocktail Hour Crostinis

It's Cocktail Hour
every cocktail hour needs snacks!
Grab your favorite alcoholic or nonalcoholic cocktail, some friends and a whole wheat baguette.

3 EASY Crostini toppers coming your way.

Slice one whole wheat baguette on the diagonal and rub each slice with a garlic clove.  Lightly brush with olive oil and season with sea salt.  Place in a 400 degree oven for 5-7 minutes until lightly browned.  Now for the toppings.

Goat Cheese and Pepper Jelly Crostini:

Ingredients:  1/3 cup pepper jelly and 1/3 cup goat cheese

Spread 1 Tbsp of jelly on the crostini and sprinkle on some of the goat cheese

BLT Crostini:

Ingredients:  6 Tbsp mayo, 2 tsp fresh ground pepper, 5 sun dried tomatoes (halved), 1 cup arugula, 2 Tbsp olive oil, 3 strips of cooked bacon

Whisk the mayo and black pepper.  Spread onto crostini.  Top with sun dried tomatoes.  Toss arugula with olive oil and add to top.  Put a couple of pieces of bacon to finish it off.

Salty Butter and Radish:

Ingredients:  6 Tbsp unsalted butter, 6 radishes (sliced) and sea salt

Spread butter onto crostini.  Top with several pieces of radish.  Sprinkle of the salt.

Great ideas from Pure Wow.

They are impressive and so delish!

All from a baguette!

Celebrate the little things that make life sweet,