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Medjool Cheese Toasts

Total time 15 mins
Yield Makes 12 pieces; 6 appetizer servings
A 4-ingredient appetizer that only takes minutes to make will become one of your favorites to eat and prepare. Sweet Medjool dates are the key.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound baguette
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1/3 cup cambozola cheese
  • 6 Medjool dates

Nutrition Information

  • calories 182
  • caloriesfromfat 16 %
  • protein 5.1 g
  • fat 3.2 g
  • satfat 1.6 g
  • carbohydrate 35 g
  • fiber 2.1 g
  • sodium 317 mg
  • cholesterol 5.5 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cut 1/2 a baguette (2 1/2 in. wide; 1/2 lb. total) diagonally into 12 equal slices. Arrange slices in a single layer on a 12- by 15-inch baking sheet. Bake in a 450° oven until lightly toasted, about 5 minutes.

  2. In a bowl, mix 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel with 1/3 cup cambozola cheese. Spread equally on 1 side of toast slices.

  3. Cut 6 Medjool dates (2 in. long) in half lengthwise; discard pits. Place 1 half, cut side down, on each toast.

  4. Return pan to oven and bake until cheese is soft, 1 to 2 minutes. Top toast slices equally with 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel.

  5. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.