Strawberry Jalapeño Crostini

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Strawberry Jalapeño Crostini are a sweet heat perfect for a quick snack or entertaining. Sweet, spicy and savory, they are the perfect blend! #crostinirecipes www.savoryexperiments.com


 

Strawberry Jalapeño Crostini are a sweet heat perfect for a quick snack or entertaining. Sweet, spicy and savory, they are the perfect blend! 

There are certain things that I crave when it comes to food and pairings. My all-time favorite since I was a little kid and the one I want on a daily basis is sweet and spicy.

Sweet heat is my absolute favorite. New Smucker’s Fruit & Honey Strawberry Jalapeño Fruit Spread gives me those notes that I am seeking using better-for-you ingredients.

Look at these cute little crostini! They are fancy, sophisticated, and are unbelievably simple to prepare. All you need is 5 ingredients.

Well, six really if you count the Maldon sea salt, but since I consider salt a basic ingredient, it doesn’t count. (Insert smiley face here.)  The other ingredients are pretty exciting too.

Strawberry Jalapeño Crostini

Crostini are an Italian appetizer consisting of little toasts and toppings. Now, just because these originated in Italy, doesn’t mean you can’t play around with flavors. As you can imagine, the options are absolutely endless.

In terms of the toasts, some grocery stores will carry them pre-made. If you can’t locate those, don’t sweat it. Instead, grab a loaf of French bread or a baguette, slice it thin, and bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Voila, the base for your crostini

Make sure you PIN Strawberry Jalapeno Crostini!

You can also use crackers, like Wasa Crackers. All-natural, crunchy and wholesome, Wasa Crackers are thin and super crispy.

This means you get to chow down on even more delicious Strawberry Jalapeño Crostini.

An easy appetizer idea made with 5 ingredients and 10 minutes!

I know the combination of strawberry and jalapeno might be a little jarring at first, but I can guarantee you will love it. The heat from jalapeno comes mainly from the seeds. These have been removed so it is a subtle heat.

I will admit, the last ingredient can be a bit challenging to find, but it is so much fun and will really give the WOW factor: raw honeycomb.

Strawberry Jalapeño Crostini are a sweet heat perfect for a quick snack or entertaining. Sweet, spicy and savory, they are the perfect blend! #crostinirecipes www.savoryexperiments.com

Honeycomb perfectly complements Smucker’s Fruit & Honey Strawberry Jalapeño Fruit Spread because it really amplifies the honey and the strawberry flavors in the spread. Plus it looks really cool!

I like to set it out next to my tray of Strawberry Jalapeño Crostini so everyone can see the whole honeycomb slab. Honeycomb is 100% edible which makes it a beautiful and super special garnish.

An easy appetizer idea made with 5 ingredients and 10 minutes!

Make sure you also check out the other NEW naturally sweetened flavors of Smucker’s Fruit & Honey Spread including Blueberry Lemon, Concord Grape, Strawberry and Triple Berry.

If you like crostini recipes, here are a few more:

Strawberry Jalapeño Crostini are a sweet heat perfect for a quick snack or entertaining. Sweet, spicy and savory, they are the perfect blend! #crostinirecipes www.savoryexperiments.com
An easy appetizer idea made with 5 ingredients and 10 minutes!

Strawberry Jalapeno Crostini

4.50 from 14 votes
Strawberry Jalapeño Crostini are a sweet heat perfect for a quick snack or entertaining. Sweet, spicy and savory, they are the perfect blend! 
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 12

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Spread softened goat cheese onto each crostini.
  • Evenly divide and dollop Smucker’s Fruit & Honey Strawberry Jalapeño Fruit Spread onto each crostini.
  • At an angle, place jalapeño slice and then a snip of fresh honey comb.
  • Finish by sprinkling with Maldon sea salt.
  • If you’ve tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it went! 

Nutrition

Calories: 117 kcal, Carbohydrates: 20 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 2 mg, Sodium: 215 mg, Potassium: 40 mg, Sugar: 3 g, Vitamin A: 50 IU, Vitamin C: 0.6 mg, Calcium: 33 mg, Iron: 1.1 mg
Author: Jessica Formicola
Calories: 117
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crostini recipes
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Jessica Formicola

Jessica the mom, wife and chef behind Savory Experiments. You might see her on the Emmy- nominated TV show Plate It! or on bookshelves as a cookbook author. Jessica is a Le Cordon Bleu certified recipe developer and regularly contributed to Parade, Better Homes & Gardens, The Daily Meal and more!

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  1. 5 stars
    I really do love the combination of fruit and jalapeno and strawberry is probably the best combination in my opinion. These crostini were totally addicting! I cold have eaten the whole batch!

  2. 5 stars
    Wow – this crostini was surprisingly delicious! That honey comb on top really makes a difference!