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Pesto Cream Cheese Strawberry Bruschetta

  • Author: Krista @ JoyfulHealthyEats.com
  • prep_time Prep Time: 15 mins
  • total_time Total Time: 15 mins
  • yield Yield: 20-24 bites 1x
  • category Category: Appetizer, Snack, Side Dish, Party Food
  • method Method: Toasted
  • cuisine Cuisine: American

Description

Toasted bread topped with smooth cream cheese, homemade pesto, and fresh strawberries!

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Ingredients

Pesto Cream Cheese Strawberry Bruschetta:

  • 1 baguette, 1/2″ slices
  • 2 oz. Arla® Plain Cream Cheese
  • Homemade Pesto
  • 1/2 cup strawberries, sliced

Blueberry Cream Cheese Bites:

  • 2 oz. Arla® Blueberry Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 cup strawberries, sliced
  • 1/4 cup sliced fresh basil

Instructions

  1. Make Homemade Pesto. Set aside.
  2. Toast baguette slices. (I toasted mine using a panini press. It’s easy and a great way to get the kids to help)
  3. Assemble Bites. Spread Arla plain cream cheese on toasted baguette, top with a dollop of pesto, and a sliced strawberry.
  4. To assemble Blueberry Cream Cheese Bites: spread Arla blueberry cream cheese on toasted baguette, top with a sliced strawberry and fresh sliced basil.

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