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Almond-Bacon Cheese Crostini Recipe
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Almond-Bacon Cheese Crostini Recipe

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For a change from the usual toasted tomato appetizer, try these baked bites. If you like, slice the baguette at an angle instead of making a straight cut. —Leondre Hermann, Stuart, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:36 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 36 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 French bread baguette (1 pound), cut into 36 slices
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 6 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • Dash salt
  • Additional toasted almonds, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 120 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 160mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

Directions

  1. Place bread slices on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 8-9 minutes or until lightly browned.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the cheese, mayonnaise, almonds, bacon, onion and salt. Spread over bread. Bake for 7-8 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with additional almonds if desired. Serve warm. Yield: 3 dozen.
Originally published as Almond-Bacon Cheese Crostini in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2007, p42


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BajaGirl61 User ID: 7502673 240776
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2016

"These are great right out of the oven. I have made them twice as written, but might reduce the mayo in the future. I can definitely detect the mayo flavor and would prefer a cheesier taste. Can easily swap out the cheese, maybe try a light Swiss or a blend of Monterey Jack and Swiss? This recipe goes into my "favorite" folder for a change of pace."

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pottaway User ID: 3077832 223140
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2015

"Big hit at two different parties!"

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brownma User ID: 3903855 215608
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2014

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DGPrice User ID: 7989501 214546
Reviewed Dec. 11, 2014

"I would like an easy way to get to my recipe box if there is a way please let me know. I made the snicker doodles yesterday love them!"

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Smb1996 User ID: 8082324 95003
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2014

"Love this recipe!!! Found it while going through my grandmother's Taste of Home magazine a few years ago. It's a huge hit at holiday parties...you must make a lot because they go quickly!! I drizzle a tiny bit of olive oil on each crostini before putting them into the oven, gives it an added tasty little crunch."

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ivyliz User ID: 6059704 147759
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2014

"My son just made these for his school project and it turned out great! sad to see it all go to class, except a few for us, that is ;-). We will be making this for our guess for our next get together."

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Joscy User ID: 2694585 94433
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2014

"Haven't made yet, if they are as great soundng as others' reviews, they'd be mighty good!"

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mltdebbie User ID: 6422011 168420
Reviewed Jan. 25, 2014

"I've been making these for years, after seeing the recipe in the first Taste of Home cookbook I bought. Love, love, love these and make them often"

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mrsducky User ID: 6390808 168418
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2013

"Oh man! These are so good! Everyone at my Christmas buffet loved these."

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MsHDRdr User ID: 6049526 162545
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2013

"Everyone loved these! Will make again, great recipe. Thanks!"

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