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Brie and Fig Crostini

This Brie and Fig Crostini is super simple and absolutely delish. Sweet, salty, and crispy, it’s the perfect party appetizer during the busy holiday season.

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Super Easy Crispy Crostini

Easy Brie and Fig Crostini

The boys gleefully proclaimed this to be their last week of school before the highly anticipated 2-week winter break.

My first thought: Please don’t let it be subzero temps the entire 2 weeks or we will all go batty in here.

My second (nicer) thought: We get to sleep in.

I’m all about sleeping in. Especially during the hectic holiday season when sleep is often the first thing to go.

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Brie and Fig Jam are made for each other

Always a party favorite

When the To-Do List is overloaded during the holidays, it’s time for easy finger foods like Brie and Fig Crostini for all the gatherings.

Brie and Fig Crostini appetizers are simple and delicious. They’re sweet, salty, creamy, and crispy all in once bite.

Not to be forgotten is a super easy and delicious apple sangria. Or maybe some bubbly champagne punch.

Point is, I’d much rather be mingling with family and friends than hovering over the stove when the doorbell rings.

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Deliciously Simple Brie and Fig Crostini
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Brie and Fig Crostini

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Brie and Fig Crostini are simple, quick, and delicious! Sweet, salty, creamy, and crispy all in one bite. Perfect for all the holiday gatherings.

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins

Yield: 1520, depending on length of baguette 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 full size baguette, sliced into 1/4 inch slices
  • 3 TB butter, melted
  • 1 TB olive oil
  • 1 wheel (about 15 oz) good quality brie, sliced into 1/4 slices
  • 1 jar (about 18 oz) fig preserves

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F, with rack on upper middle position. Line a large baking sheet with foil. Place baguette slices in a single layer on baking sheet.
  2. In a small bowl, combine melted butter with olive oil. Use a pastry brush to brush butter mixture evenly on both sides each baguette slice. Bake 8-10 minutes or until slices become crispy. If needed, flip crostini over to allow crisping on the bottom side for a few minutes.
  3. Place a slice of brie over each crostini. Top each crostini with a generous dollop of fig preserves. Serve.

Notes

If desired, you can warm the brie on crostini slices a bit in the oven before adding the fig jam.
Crostini are best used within a day, to maintain its crispness.

  • Author: Chew Out Loud
  • Category: Appetizer

Holiday Apps for your Gathering:

  1. Pumpkin Bacon Crostini with Cranberries
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Pumpkin cream cheese, bacon, and cranberries

2. Jalapeno Popper Party Dip

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Jalapeño Poppers in a dip

3. Cranberry Brie Bites

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Cranberry Brie Bites are a party favorite

4. Brie en Croute

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Serve this Brie en Croute warm, with plenty of crackers

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28 comments

    • Kathy

    Recipe truly does look delicious but out of all of the comments, NO ONE has actually made these appetizers. Just a reminder for commenters: I would be much more helpful to those of us who actually want to make the recipe to let us know how the recipe worked for you rather than commenting on the blogger’s photography. Thanks for allowing me to share my thoughts.

    • Vanessa

    Thanks for sharing! How far ahead of time can I make it?

      • chewoutloud

      Vanessa, I have typically made this an hour or two before serving when doing it ahead of time 🙂

    • Suzanne

    This looks so good! What a sweet but filling appetizer!

    • DoiBedouin

    It is holiday time and the perfect timing for the special dishes. Love it. And your videos are lovely. cooking made so easy here. <3

    • rachel

    Soooo I JUST bought fig and brie TONIGHT!! Gaaaame on!

      • chewoutloud

      Yay, Rachel! So excited for you to taste these super easy crostini! 🙂

    • tweenselmom

    I don’t mind chewing out load for these yumminess!

      • chewoutloud

      LOL 🙂 Thank you!

    • Rose Ann Sales

    Fig jams looks so enticing.. Yum..! I would love to try this goodie this coming Christmas. Thanks for sharing..!

      • chewoutloud

      They’re super easy and people really like them 🙂

    • Karen

    This looks amazing, especially with thatt topping. I kinda want one now. Haha

    • Penny C

    Thank you; I have just found my next appetizer! I think the preserves would be the key ingredient. (But only because I am already a cheese snob).

      • chewoutloud

      I hear you on the cheese thing… I love cheese!! 🙂

    • Alyx B

    OMG this looks like the best thing I have ever seen!!! I must try this!!

    • Joanna

    This recipe is such a treat for every party or festive table. I like brie topped with fruit jam.

      • chewoutloud

      Yes! That made me think how raspberry jam would be delicious, too. 🙂 Thanks for coming over, Joanna!

    • Davindra

    Simpliest recipe I’ve seen in a long time.

      • chewoutloud

      Yes! An emergency appetizer for sure 🙂

    • Zak

    Looks delicious! I will definitely try this recipe during this holiday season.

    • Sarah Winton

    Those look divine. Perfect snacks for the holidays!

      • chewoutloud

      It’s time to grab those fig jams 🙂

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