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Smoked Goat Cheese Crostini

If you need the perfect appetizer to pass around your next barbecue, cookout, or potluck, our Smoked Goat Cheese Crostini are perfect! Creamy goat cheese is smoked with one of our favorite bbq rubs, and then put on top of toasted crostinis along with fresh blueberries, prosciutto, and a sweet balsamic drizzle.

Smoked Blueberry Goat Cheese Crostini

This simple, passable appetizer is made using smoked garlic goat cheese, toasty baguette rounds, fresh blueberries – all the things that you’d ever want in one bite. Add in the prosciutto, and shut the front door. This is one I’ll be pulling out for many parties in the future!

If you don’t have fresh blueberries around, fresh raspberries or strawberries would also work really well! The key is a bright, sweet fruit to compliment the tangy, savory goat cheese.

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Blueberry Balsamic Goat Cheese Crostini shopping list

Wondering if you have to hit the store? Here’s the list of items you’ll need to make this recipe. For specific amounts, please refer to the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post.

  • baguette
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • garlic
  • goat cheese
  • bbq rub
  • blueberries
  • prosciutto di parma
  • balsamic reduction

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How to make Blueberry Goat Cheese Crostini

This is just the overview so you can see what you’re actually getting into here. When you are cooking, you’ll want to use the full recipe at the bottom of the page.

1

Preheat your pellet grill

200° is about right!

2

Smoke the goat cheese

Rub it, smoke it, and also the garlic and olive oil too while you’re at it.

3

Get toasty

Brush some of that smoked garlic olive oil over the sliced baguette rounds and toast them under a broiler or on a flat top griddle.

4

Appetizers assemble!

Mix up the smoked goat cheese with the roasted garlic rub, and the confit smoked garlic you reserved from the oil, and spread it allll over those toasted rounds.

Top with blueberries, a rolled piece of prosciutto, and a drizzle of your balsamic glaze.

5

Enjoy

These are best made right before serving. If you have to travel with them, travel with all the pieces separate and assemble immediately before serving.

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Smoked Blueberry Goat Cheese Crostini FAQ

How do you store leftovers?

These leftovers are best stored disassembled. So, only put together what you know can be eaten or you’ll wind up with a soggy mess.

What’s the best way to reheat leftovers?

These can be reheated in an oven, grill, air fryer, or just eaten room temp too!

How do you make a homemade balsamic reduction?

Making your balsamic reduction at home is super easy! Want to give it a try? Try this easy recipe from Fearless Dining, or this great balsamic reduction recipe one from Rachel Cooks!

Try our Blueberry Pancakes too!

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Smoked Goat Cheese Crostini
Yield: 8 servings

Smoked Goat Cheese Crostini

Smoked Goat Cheese Crostini

These little mini bites use smoked goat cheese, prosciutto, fresh blueberries, and a balsamic drizzle to make one of the tastiest bites, perfect for your next party, holiday, or potluck!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 baguette, for crostinis
  • 1/8 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 4 ounces goat cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Roasted Garlic Rub (or your favorite BBQ Rub)
  • 1/2 pint fresh blueberries
  • 3 ounces Prosciutto di Parma
  • 1/8 cup balsamic reduction/glaze

Instructions

  1. Preheat your pellet grill or smoker to 200°F. Take the goat cheese, roll it in the bbq rub, and place it onto a baking sheet. Put the whole thing into the smoker, and let smoke for 1-2 hours.
  2. Put your olive oil and the garlic cloves into a grill-safe dish and put it in the smoker with the goat cheese. Let it smoke for two hours.
  3. Slice the baguette into 1/4 inch thick rounds. Brush lightly with the garlic-infused olive oil. Reserve the garlic cloves. Toast the oiled baguette rounds lightly under the broiler or on a griddle.
  4. Take the goat cheese and mix in the roasted garlic rub and the confit garlic from the olive oil. Spread liberally over the toasted crostinis.
  5. Top with some rolled prosciutto, blueberries, and a drizzle of balsamic glaze.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 150Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 9mgSodium: 401mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 1gSugar: 4gProtein: 7g

Nutrition data provided here is only an estimate.

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