This Cranberry Goat Crostini is a super quick and easy appetiser that's bound to please your guests! It's great for using up leftover cranberry sauce! via http://jessicainthekitchen.com

This Cranberry Goat Cheese Crostini is a super quick and easy 10-minute appetiser that’s bound to please your guests! It’s great for using up leftover cranberry sauce! 

This Cranberry Goat Cheese Crostini is a super quick and easy 10-minute appetiser that's bound to please your guests! It's great for using up leftover cranberry sauce! via http://jessicainthekitchen.com

Happy almost 2017! I hope your Christmas holidays were full of love and laughter and endless amounts of these cookies, these cookies, and this eggnog. I have one more recipe to share before we dip into the New Year – this Cranberry Goat Cheese Crostini. Super quick, as easy as spreading jam on toast and done in no time. Oh and did I mention – it’s also so delicious!

This Cranberry Goat Cheese Crostini is a super quick and easy 10-minute appetiser that's bound to please your guests! It's great for using up leftover cranberry sauce! via http://jessicainthekitchen.com
Here’s the thing about the holidays. After Thanksgiving you end up with so much leftover cranberry sauce, and if you make it again for Christmas, same “problem”. I mean, it isn’t really an issue in this house because I just spread it on all the sandwiches. What is does mean is that you can make these cranberry goat cheese crostini in no time because it consists of cranberry sauce, goat cheese, and a baguette. So easy.

Making the actual dish is as easy as bringing the ingredients to room temperature, toasting the bread for five minutes, and then spreading on the goat cheese, and then the cranberry sauce. You could as easily use vegan cheese such as my homemade cheese ball or even a delight you found at the grocery store. P.S. That black soapstone piece that these are sitting on is actually designed to bake the bread on, AND keep the appetisers warm for up to 30 minutes. Highly recommend it for future appetisers. Not that these even lasted 30 minutes in our house…

This Cranberry Goat Cheese Crostini is a super quick and easy 10-minute appetiser that's bound to please your guests! It's great for using up leftover cranberry sauce! via http://jessicainthekitchen.com

 Even though I’ve given you instructions and measurements, the world is your oyster. Want more goat cheese? No problem. Want to use Brie instead? Also completely fine. Want to triple the amount of cranberry sauce – joking not joking – go ahead. You can even add some parsley, basil or sage to brighten it up which is totally optional. I just wanted to keep this appetiser completely customisable and simple for you.

This Cranberry Goat Cheese Crostini is a super quick and easy 10-minute appetiser that's bound to please your guests! It's great for using up leftover cranberry sauce! via http://jessicainthekitchen.com

 If we don’t see (speak? Read to?) each other before 2016 is over, I hope you have a brilliant New Year’s Eve and New Year! I honestly can’t wait to share loads of yummy, healthy, meal prep friendly recipes starting January 2 so see you then!

This Cranberry Goat Cheese Crostini is a super quick and easy 10-minute appetiser that's bound to please your guests! It's great for using up leftover cranberry sauce! via http://jessicainthekitchen.com

P.S. Here are some of the items I used to make this recipe if you’d like to use them too:

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Cranberry Goat Cheese Crostini

Preparation 5 min Cook Time 5 min
This Cranberry Goat Crostini is a super quick and easy appetiser that's bound to please your guests! It's great for using up leftover cranberry sauce! via http://jessicainthekitchen.com

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces goat cheese, softened and room temperature
  • 1/2 cup homemade cranberry sauce , room temperature
  • 1/2 baguette

Optional - top with basil for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Line a baking sheet with a silicone mat or place a baking stone into preheating oven.
  3. Bake for 3 to 5 minutes, until crispy.
  4. Remove the toasts from the oven and top each with some goat cheese and cranberry sauce. Optionally top with shredded basil. Enjoy!

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Recipe Notes

  1. This recipe is vegetarian. I like to use a herbed goat cheese.
  2. TO MAKE IT VEGAN You can use my vegan cheese ball recipe which is very similar to goat cheese.

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GIVEAWAY TIME

So the year is almost over but I have a great surprise for you! Blendtec and I partnered to give away this Blendtec 725 Designer Blender and Twister Jar ($809.90 Value) – hop on over to https://www.instagram.com/jessicainthekitchen/ for a chance to win!

Here’s the video for this divine Pistachio-Crusted Vegan Cheeseball which BY THE WAY you can make instead of using goat cheese to keep this recipe deliciously vegan. You can also find even more recipes to make in your brand new Blendtec at Blendtec’s holiday winter recipes page.

?FUN GIVEAWAY TIME! ? I teamed up with @blendtec to give away this Designer Blendtec 725 series blender PLUS a bonus twister jar to one lucky giveaway winner! The giveaway starts NOW and ends January 2, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST. TO ENTER: 1) Follow @blendtec AND 2) Follow @jessicainthekitchen 3) comment below what you’d make first with this!! Giveaway open to both US and Canada. Good luck!! PS if you want the recipe for this divine Pistachio Crusted Vegan Cheeseball the CLICKABLE recipe link is in my bio! http://jessicainthekitchen.com/pistachio-crusted-vegan-cheese-ball/

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MORE AMAZING VEGETARIAN NEW YEAR’S EVE RECIPES

Pistachio-Crusted Vegan Cheese Ball

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2 comments

  1. Wonderful! Goat cheese is my favourite.
    Happy New Year, Jessica.

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