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from [psfreeman]

Blue Cheese Crostini

Instead of a loaf of French bread, buy a baguette and cut it at an angle to give the slices a nice look. From Kate Hilts: Grand Rapids, Michigan. Recipe published in Quick Cooking November/December 2005.

  • Yield: 15 servings
  • Prep time:10 Minutes
  • Cook time:5 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 ounce(s) cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoon(s) butter, softened
  • 1 cup(s) (4 ounces) crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/4 cup(s) finely chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 15 slice(s) French bread (1/2 inch thick), lightly toasted
  • 1 medium ripe pear

Preparation

• In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and butter until smooth. Stir in the blue cheese and walnuts. Spread evenly over toasted bread.

• Place on a baking sheet. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 3-4 minutes or until cheese is bubbly. Core pear and cut into 30 thin slices. Place two pear slices on each crostini. Serve warm.

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