Easy Raspberry Cheesecake Crostini

Easy Raspberry Cheesecake Crostini is a creamy, fruity snack (or appetizer) that is as tasty as it is simple to make.  

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This winter has been one of the snowiest I can remember.  As if we didn’t already have enough snow, a few days ago, we were blessed with another 12 inches in less than 12 hours.  By now, I am yearning for the abundance of fruits, vegetables and sunshine of summer.  While we still have a several months to go, I am turning toward other ways to satisfy those summer cravings.  Easy Raspberry Cheesecake Crostini unites traditional ingredients, such as light cream cheese and Smucker’s® Natural Fruit Spread, to create the perfect pairing to spread a little sunshine on top of mini toasts.  These are great for a light lunch or an after school snack, yet they are pretty enough to make for company.

Smucker’s® Natural Fruit Spread comes in four delicious flavors – Strawberry, Orange Marmalade, Concord Grape and Red Raspberry, so you can mix things up to create unique combinations.  These spreads are great because they are made with ingredients from natural sources, have no preservatives and are naturally delicious.

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Easy Raspberry Cheesecake Crostini

Easy Raspberry Cheesecake Crostini

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf of French bread
  • reduced fat cream cheese
  • Smucker's Natural Red Raspberry Fruit Spread
  • fresh raspberries, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Set oven to broil. Place slices of bread on a cookie sheet and put in the oven to toast. Once bread starts to turn golden, flip and cook the other side until golden. Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes.
  2. Spread cream cheese over toasted bread and then with a spoonful of fruit spread. Top with a raspberry and enjoy!
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Comments

  1. I never think to pair sweet with crostini. These look so good!

  2. I have ‘rediscovered’ PB&J lately. Quick and filling lunch when I don’t have the time.

  3. I love raspberry with melted brie on bread.

  4. Definitely brie…yum!

  5. I like fruit spread best in jelly cookies.

  6. Mary Happymommy says:

    I like Smuckers concord grape with cream cheese on a toasted English muffin.

  7. I made a delicious and easy stuffed French toast using Smuckers spreads. So delicious. Thanks for hosting such a great giveaway!

  8. I love mixing jam with buttercream to frost a cake. :-)

  9. Angie Jerde says:

    I love to layer it with cream cheese and dip with crackers, also you cant go wrong with an old fashion PB&J.

  10. I like putting raspberry spread on buttermilk-spice muffins that come right out of the oven. Yum!

  11. almond butter and toast

  12. i like to put jam on my bagels

  13. I love just peanut butter and the spreads on toast or as a dip.

  14. i like it with cream cheese

  15. I love using jams/fruit spreads as a part of a marinade for chicken or to top fish. Just enough sugar to sweeten and caramlize, and when mixed with rice vinegar and some spices makes a complex and tasty addition!

  16. I would pair this with yogurt as part of a fruit and yogurt parfait.

  17. I love it all by itself!

  18. I think w/ nut butters likely – thanks!

  19. Peanut Butter, of course! Or cream cheese works really well too!

  20. I love toast, cream cheese and fruit spread-yum!

  21. I’ll take any smuckers naturals on big thick slices of homemade bread that has been slathered with soft creamy salted butter.

  22. I am loving crostini lately! This looks awesome!

  23. Jessica To says:

    I would put the strawberry fruit spread on a warm croissant.

  24. Jennifer Marie says:

    I would like banana nut bread with strawberry fruit spread!

  25. I would like Red Raspberry spread paired with smoked Gouda on toasted baguette.

  26. Wild Orchid says:

    I am a huge fan of a bagel topped with cream cheese, and then topped with Smuckers fruit spreads!

    Entered the rafflecopter as “Wild orchid”

    Thanks for the chance to win!
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  27. Heather Hayes Panjon says:

    I Like To Smuckers On Toasted Raisin Bread!

  28. Erica Best says:

    buttermilk biscuits hot out the oven and hot tea

  29. Lisa Brown says:

    my pairing is peanut utter

  30. my perfect pairing would be peanut butter

  31. Allison Downes says:

    I would love to pair this on an english muffin with a little peanut butter or almond butter. Thanks for the chance to win this!

  32. My favorite pairing is basic toast – toast + grape fruit spread is delicious.

  33. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    a bagel and cream cheese!

  34. Amanda Hoffman says:

    peanut butter and waffles

  35. What a beautiful photo!
    I bet this would take great with brie too :-)

  36. Barbara Montag says:

    I’d pair this with bicotti and a vanilla flavored coffee!
    Thank you.

  37. Cream cheese and strrawberry fruit spread mixed together and spread on bagels
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  38. Lovely!!

  39. with peanut butter :)
    thanks

  40. On a bagel with cream cheese

  41. Thomas Murphy says:

    I would put it on a bagel.

  42. wowwww…divine and amazing, wonderful combination and delicious, i want to try it now :D

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