Apple Bacon Cheddar Crostini
Crispy apples complement sharp cheddar and bacon in this delightful snack.
- 1 baguette, cut on a bias into 1/4-inch slices
- Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), for drizzling
- Salt and pepper
- 1/4 pound bacon, diced
- 1 large onion, diced
- 2 apples, preferably Honeycrisp, diced
- 1/2 cup sharp white cheddar cheese, shredded
Pre-heat the oven to 400ºF.
Scatter the baguette slices on a large baking sheet and drizzle with EVOO, salt and pepper. Put into the oven and toast for a few minutes.
In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the bacon until crispy, about 4-5 minutes. With a slotted spoon, remove the bacon and reserve the fat.
Add the onions to the hot bacon fat and caramelize for 10 minutes. Add in the apple. Season with salt and pepper; cook for another few minutes. Return the bacon to the pan and combine. Remove from the heat and put the topping into a serving bowl. Top with cheese and serve with the crostini alongside.