A buttery mixture of brown sugar and chopped walnuts tops sweet apple slices and savory cheese for an elegant appetizer with broad appeal. We used a combination of Granny Smith and Braeburn apples, but use your favorite. Fresh pears are a good option, too.
Gooseberry Patch OCTOBER 2011
Arrange bread slices on an ungreased baking sheet; bath at 350° until lightly toasted. Set aside.
Mix together sugar, walnuts and butter. Top each slice of bread with a cheese slice, an apple slice and one teaspoon brown sugar mixture. Bake at 350° for 3 to 5 minutes, or until cheese melts. Makes about 2 1/2 dozen.
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