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Ham and Mustard Crostini

Photo: Greg DuPree; Styling: Mindi Shapiro

Active time 3 mins
Total time 15 mins

Serves 8

For an elevated spin on classic ham sandwich, top your next crostini with thinly sliced prosciutto (or ham), cream cheese spread, your favorite mustard-mayonnaise sauce, and chive sprigs for a fresh, open-faced toast that are perfect for entertaining.


  • 24 (1/2-inch-thick) diagonally cut baguette slices
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • Lemony Buttermilk Cream Cheese
  • Thinly sliced prosciutto or ham
  • Jarred mustard-mayonnaise sauce
  • Chive sprigs

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Arrange baguette slices in a single layer on a baking sheet. Brush tops with melted butter. Bake in preheated oven until slices are just beginning to brown at edges, about 12 minutes. Remove from oven, and cool to room temperature.

  2. Spread 1 1/2 teaspoons Lemony Buttermilk Cream Cheese on each crostini.

  3. Top with prosciutto, mustard-mayonnaise sauce, and chive sprigs.