The holidays are right around the corner, and these tasty and festive crostini make great party starters! You can use any bread you like, but the whole-grain bread’s nutty flavor pairs incredibly well with this recipe. Even if you decide to omit the cheese, your cranberry holiday crostini appetizers will still taste amazing.
Cranberry Holiday Crostini
Cranberry Holiday Crostini Recipe
A luxurious Cranberry Holiday Crostini recipe which pairs toasted bread with a decadent brie and cranberry sauce topping.
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1 loaf Whole Grain Bread, sliced ½-inch thick Sea Salt, to taste 2 tablespoons Olive Oil 10 ounces Brie 12 ounces Cranberries, fresh ¼ teaspoon Cloves, ground ½ cup Maple Syrup ½ cup Water, filtered ¼ teaspoon Allspice, ground ½ teaspoon Cinnamon, ground Orange Zest, from one orange 2 sprigs Rosemary, freshly chopped 2 sprigs Thyme, freshly chopped
Toast the bread
Preheat an oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
Place the bread slices in a single layer on a baking sheet and lightly brush both sides with olive oil.
Season with salt.
Toast for 8 to 10 minutes, flipping the slices halfway through, until lightly golden. Make the sauce
Heat water, maple syrup, cinnamon, cloves, and allspice in a saucepan and bring to a gentle boil.
Add the cranberries and cook, stirring frequently, for about 3 minutes.
Add the orange zest after removing the pan from the heat.
Assemble your cranberry holiday crostini
You may also use ciabatta bread (if you prefer) for this crostini recipe.
If you are short on time, you can use pre-made cranberry sauce, but don’t forget to mix in the orange zest.
Calories: 224 kcal | Carbohydrates: 19 g | Protein: 8 g | Fat: 13 g | Saturated Fat: 7 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5 g | Cholesterol: 35 mg | Sodium: 227 mg | Potassium: 136 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 14 g | Vitamin A: 249 IU | Vitamin C: 6 mg | Calcium: 94 mg | Iron: 0.4 mg
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