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Fig and Goat Cheese Crostini with Balsamic Glaze

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Author: Pam / Original by Ina Garten

Equipment

  • Baking Sheet

Ingredients

  • 1/2 baguette, sliced thinly
  • 1/2 cup fig jam or fig spread *Click the link up above for the recipe
  • 4 oz goat cheese, softened
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste
  • 3-4 small fresh figs, thinly sliced
  • Balsamic glaze, to taste

Instructions

  • Make the fig and honey jam, if desired. Click here for the recipe. 
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. 
  • Place the sliced baguette on a baking tray then bake for 4-5 minutes, or until lightly golden brown and toasted. Remove from the oven.
  • Slather some cooled fig jam on each crostini.
  • If the goat cheese isn't softened, place it in the microwave for 10-15 seconds until it's creamy and spreadable.
  • Carefully spread the goat cheese over the fig jam, leaving the edges of the fig spread visible.
  • Sprinkle lightly with sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste.
  • Place sliced figs on top of each crostini. Drizzle lightly with balsamic glaze. Serve immediately. Enjoy.