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Cherry Goat Cheese Bites


  • 1/2 cup dried Montmorency cherries
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 4 ounces goat cheese
  • 1 small baguette
  • 6 fresh sage leaves


Preheat the oven to 400°F. Slice the baguette, and place the slices in a single layer on a baking sheet. Toast 15 minutes until slightly browned and crisp.

In a small saucepan, place ½ cup dried Montmorency cherries, ½ cup water, and 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar. Bring to a strong simmer and simmer until the liquid is reduced by one half, about 7 minutes. Allow to cool for 5 minutes.

Thinly slice the sage leaves. To serve, spread goat cheese on top of the crostini; top with cherries and a bit of sage.

Contributed by: Sonja Overhiser,


Total time: 35 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Yield: 14 bites

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