Balsamic Glazed Pear and Goat Cheese Crostini

  By skstiffler  

March 18, 2013

  • Yields: 24 Pieces


1Core pears and cut into 48 thin slices.

2In large frying pan, heat vinegar, butter and honey over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until reduced by half, about 2 tablespoons.

3Add pear slices and continue cooking 1 minute, turning once.

4Place 2 pear slices on each baguette round and top with 1 teaspoon goat cheese.

5Sprinkle almonds over cheese and garnish with fresh pepper, if desired.

*To toast almonds, place in heavy frying pan and toast over medium heat, stirring constantly, 1 to 2 minutes or until tan with toasted aroma.


source: Family Features


2 USA Pears

3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1 tablespoon butter

1 teaspoon honey

24 baguette rounds, toasted

1/2 cup goat cheese, spreadable

1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted*

Freshly ground black pepper, (optional)


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