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Warm Goat Cheese and Roasted Grape Crostini

This Warm Goat Cheese and Roasted Grape Crostini is about to be your new favorite party appetizer. 

Course Appetizer
Servings 6 people

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb. sliced bread
  • 4 cups red seedless grapes
  • 4 oz. goat cheese
  • 1/4 cup whipped cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • kosher salt
  • cracked black pepper
  • fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 bottle balsamic glaze

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  2. Place goat cheese into a small, microwave-safe bowl and microwave for 20-30 seconds (until completely softened). Mix in cream cheese, and season generously with salt, pepper, and 5 sprigs of thyme leaves (removed from stems). Set aside.

  3. Wash and dry grapes. In a bowl, combine grapes with 1 tbsp. olive oil, and season generously with salt and pepper. 

  4. Place grapes on baking tray and roast for 12-15 minutes, or until grapes begin to split open.

  5. Turn oven broiler to high. Drizzle remaining olive oil on bread slices, and place on baking tray. Place in oven in rack below grapes for 1 minute (or until bread is lightly toasted.)

  6. Begin assembly. Swipe bread with goat cheese mixture and layer on about 2-3 tbsp. of grapes per slice. Drizzle with balsamic glaze and sprinkle with additional thyme leaves, if desired.