Caramelized Pear & Brie Crostini



Caramelized Pear & Brie Crostini

If you’re looking for an elegant and delicious appetizer that’s perfect for any occasion, these Caramelized Pear & Brie Crostini are a must-try. The sweet, caramelized pears perfectly complement the creamy brie cheese, all nestled on a crispy baguette slice.

Ingredients

  • 1 French baguette
  • 2 ripe pears, thinly sliced
  • 8 oz (225g) brie cheese, sliced
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic glaze
  • Fresh thyme leaves for garnish
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Slice the baguette into 1/2-inch thick rounds and toast them in the oven until golden brown.
  2. In a skillet, melt the butter and add the brown sugar. Cook over medium heat until the sugar caramelizes.
  3. Add the pear slices and sauté until they are soft and caramelized. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Place a slice of brie cheese on each toasted baguette round.
  5. Top the cheese with a spoonful of caramelized pears.
  6. Drizzle with balsamic glaze and garnish with fresh thyme leaves.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 24 crostini

These Caramelized Pear & Brie Crostini are a delightful combination of sweet and savory flavors, making them a crowd-pleaser at any gathering.

Nutrition: Calories – 120 kcal | Fat – 5g | Carbohydrates – 15g | Protein – 4g

These Caramelized Pear & Brie Crostini are the perfect appetizer to impress your guests. The rich, creamy brie cheese pairs beautifully with the sweet, caramelized pears, and the balsamic glaze adds a touch of tanginess. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply indulging in a delicious snack, these crostini are sure to please your palate. Enjoy the delightful combination of flavors and textures in every bite of these delectable treats.

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