Bacon - Jalapeno - Cheddar Crostini

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Jan. 05, 2018

How to make Bacon-Jalapeno-Cheddar Crostini. This is a terrific snack to serve at a party or while watching a sports event.

Ingredients

French baguette 1 (sliced into 1/2 inch slices)
Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Softened cream cheese 4 Ounce
Jalapeno pepper 1 , mince (seeds and fiber removed)
Minced red bell pepper 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Mayonnaise 2 Tablespoon
Cayenne pepper 1/4 Teaspoon
Crisp bacon strips 3 , crumbled

Directions

GETTING READY:

1.Preheat the oven to 350-degree (F).

MAKING:

2.Place baguette slices in a shallow baking pan.

3.Drizzle olive oil lightly over the top of the baguette slices.

4.Toast for 5 minutes in the preheated oven.

5.Turn baguette slices and drizzle other side with olive oil and return to the oven for 5 more minutes.

6.Meanwhile, mix together cheddar cheese, cream cheese, minced jalapeno pepper, minced red bell pepper, mayonnaise, cayenne pepper, and crumbled bacon.

7.Spread over top of toasted baguette slices.

8.Return to oven until topping is melted (about 5 minutes). Remove from oven and transfer slices to a nice platter.

SERVING:

9.Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 11