Cranberry Pesto Goat Cheese Crostini



Ingredients for Cranberry Pesto Goat Cheese Crostini

  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup fresh, packed basil
  • 1/4 cup toasted walnuts
  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup Italian Parsley, minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Goat Cheese, spreadable, or cream cheese
  • Baguette Rounds, toasted 24 each or crackers
  • Capers for garnish, if desired



  • Pulse garlic in food processor until finely diced. Add Cranberries, basil, walnuts and red pepper flakes. Pulse until blended but chunky.
  • Place mixture in medium bow. Stir in parmesan cheese, parsley and oil until blended.
  • Spread 1 teaspoon goat cheese or cream cheese over cracker/baguette and top with 1 tablespoon of the Cranberry pesto mixture.
  • Garnish with capers if desired.
  • Makes 24 appetizers.