Crostini with Balsamic Cherries and Smoked Cheddar Spread – We Heart Local BC

Crostini with Balsamic Cherries and Smoked Cheddar Spread

Crostini With Balsamic Cherries And Smoked Cheddar Spread


Smoked Cheddar Spread:

  • 125 gm light cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 cup smoked cheddar, grated
  • 2 Tbsp blue cheese, grated
  • 1 Tbsp minced shallot or green onion
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire


  • BC Tree Fruits cherries
  • 2 Tbsp Balsamic vinegar,
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


Smoked Cheddar Spread:

  1. Mix the light cream cheese, smoked cheddar, blue chees, minced shallot or green onion, garlic powder and worcestershire in a bowl with a fork, or use the food processor.


  1. Wash, pit, and halve cherries.  Toss with balsamic vinegar, olive oil and salt and pepper


  1. Assemble thinly toasted ciabatta rounds, or a collection of whole grain crackers, fruit/nut crisps, etc.
  2. Spread crostini with cheese spread and top with cherry halves.

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