Cheese and Chocolate Bruschetta

For a big party, a dessert bruschetta like this looks dramatic but doesn't require any plates to eat. We love the combo of the rich, creamy cheese, slightly bitter chocolate, and sweet-tart fruit.
Serves 8 (makes 16) (serving size: 2 toasts)

Ingredients

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1/4 pound firm brie cheese, at room temperature
16 baguette slices, brushed with olive oil and grilled
16 cherries, halved and pitted
16 large bittersweet chocolate curls* (from a 3-oz. bar)

Preparation

Total: 20 Minutes

Slice cheese to fit baguette toasts and put 1 slice on each toast. Top each with 2 cherry halves and a chocolate curl.

*To make chocolate curls, microwave chocolate bar with smooth side up in 5-second increments until slightly softened, about 20 seconds total. Pull a vegetable peeler across the bar.

Created date

May 2012

Nutritional Information

Calories 182
Caloriesfromfat 35 %
Protein 7.6 g
Fat 7 g
Satfat 4 g
Carbohydrate 25 g
Fiber 1.8 g
Sodium 302 mg
Cholesterol 14 mg