Prosciutto Fig & Goat Cheese Crostini

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A classy appetizer that has a combination of sweet, salty, and creamy. This Prosciutto Fig & Goat Cheese Crostini is sure to impress!

Ok, so I know that you have seen alot of Crostini and Bruschetta recipes lately. But every good blogger needs to have one recipe that they can adapt and change up to make something new. For alot of bloggers it it the ever so popular Poke Cake, although lately I have seen alot of “Muddy Buddies” recipes too.  Well, mine is the Crostini!

If you follow me on Facebook, you would know that the other day I was asking to see what kind of recipes my lovely followers wanted to see more of or needed as we head into the holiday season. I had some great feedback, which I really appreciate. I mean I am here to share my thoughts, life, photos, and recipes with you. But I also want to help a brother or sister out and get some stuff you actually NEED! 🙂 Anywho, one of the comments was appetizers for the holiday season.

SO…. Here you have it. A Prosciutto Fig & Goat Cheese Crostini. There is crunch from the toasted bread, sweet from the fig jam, salty from the prosciutto, and creamy from the goat cheese.

This is a perfect holiday appetizer, it definitely shouts “i’m classy”. {but nobody has to know how easy it is}  I’m totally making this for a New Years party to eat along side a glass of Champagne to ring in the new year! 🙂

To get started, slice 1 loaf of whole wheat french bread into 1/2″ slices. Preheat oven to broiler {high}.

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Place french bread slices on baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil on one side. Place in oven for 5-6 minutes or until tops are lightly browned.

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Remove bread from oven. Peel one garlic clove and rub garlic clove on each slice of bread. {this will give it a slight garlic taste}

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Next, evenly distribute 4 oz. of softened goat cheese onto the bread.

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Next, top with a dollop of fig jam and finish with a small piece of prosciutto. {I used a 3oz. container of thinly sliced prosciutto and just tore it apart as I went} Serve!

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Prosciutto Fig & Goat Cheese Crostini

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 36-38 pieces
  • Category: Appetizers, Holiday

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf of whole wheat french bread, 1/2″ slices {about 36-38 slices}
  • Olive Oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 4 oz. of goat cheese, softened
  • Fig Jam
  • 3 oz. of prosciutto, torn into small pieces

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to broiler {high}.
  2. Place french bread slices on baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil on one side. Place in oven for 5-6 minutes or until tops are lightly browned.
  3. Remove bread from oven. Peel one garlic clove and rub garlic clove on each slice of bread. {this will give it a slight garlic taste}
  4. Next, evenly distribute softened goat cheese onto the bread.
  5. Top with a dollop of fig jam and finish with a small piece of prosciutto. {I just tore it apart as I went} Serve!

 

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24 Responses
  1. Girl, you come up with the best appetizers! I’m totally set for the holidays with ideas thanks to you! I love this flavor combination and they look just beautiful! Pinning! Have a fantastic Wednesday!

    1. Your so sweet Cindy! Glad you are all set for the holidays, and there is plenty more coming! 🙂 Thanks so much for all the encouraging comments! Hope you have a wonderful rest of your Wednesday and thanks for the pin!

  2. Love how your “thing” is crostinis…becz you rock at it! I would have never thought of using fig for something like this. Let alone even think of fig. You know me…miss sweet tooth over here. But, you really open my eyes to foods that otherwise I’d never get a chance to even “get to know”. Love the combination you use… you have amazing taste! (=

    1. haha.. thanks girl! 🙂 I can definitely rock a crostini but desserts, not so much. You got some teaching to do for me in that corner! The fig is great, its the perfect amount of sweet to compliment the prosciutto! Glad I can help you think out of the box chica. And thanks for the foodie compliments, your too sweet!

    1. YEAH! 🙂 Hope you like them! The fig jam was awesome with the goat cheese! 🙂 Thanks for stopping by and for pinning Jen, hope you have a great rest of the friend!

  3. Yes, please! I actually had something very similar at my wedding reception…these are so good! (In fact, I’m contemplating going to the store after work now…) Thanks for sharing!
    Dropping by to bring some love from the Daily Blog Boost! <3

    1. Awesome! I wish I had these at my wedding reception, sounds like it was probably a great meal if these with the starters! 🙂 Thanks for stopping by and showing the love Brooke! Hope you have a great rest of the day! 🙂

  4. Did you make these just for me, Krista? 😉 I LOVE all the ingredients! I’m too excited to wait for a party, so I’ll make them just for us. I’ve never seen fig jam, but I might substitute apricot preserves. Thank you!

    1. Why, yes, I did make this for you! 🙂 Either work work well, I found the fig jam in the jelly peanut butter aisle. Super good! Let me know how it comes out with the apricots!

    1. haha.. too funny. Yeah for pinning frenzy’s. I call it the dark abyss at times because once you start pinning you just can’t stop! 🙂 Thanks for stopping by Heather and the pin!

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