Garlic Cream Cheese Crostini

Garlic Cream Cheese Crostini

For a spur-of-the-moment snack, reach for this recipe.

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(1/2-inch-thick) slices French bread
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
cup garlic-and-herb cream cheese spread (from 8-oz container)
medium green onions, chopped (1/4 cup)
Chopped fresh thyme leaves, if desired
Chopped fresh plum (Roma) tomatoes, if desired
  1. Set oven control to broil. On ungreased cookie sheet, place bread slices. Lightly brush each with oil. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat about 1 minute or until light golden brown.
  2. In small bowl, mix cream cheese and green onions. Spread mixture on toasted bread slices. Broil about 1 minute longer or until cream cheese bubbles. Garnish with thyme leaves and tomatoes.
Makes 20 crostini
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Garlic-and-herb cream cheese spread is a soft cream cheese found alongside the regular cream cheese in the grocery store.
To make ahead, toast the bread and cool the slices completely before storing them in an airtight plastic bag. Just before serving, spread the crostini with the cream cheese mixture, and broil them.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Crostini)
  • Calories 50
    • (Calories from Fat 25),
  • Total Fat 3g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 70mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 5g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.