Blackberry-Almond Bruschetta

Bruschetta takes a sweet turn in an easy version that starts with refrigerated bread dough.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 24

Ingredients

1
can (11 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crusty French loaf
CRISCO® Butter Flavor No-Stick Cooking Spray
2
tablespoons granulated sugar
1
package (8 oz) reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel), softened
1
to 2 teaspoons almond extract
1/4
cup powdered sugar
1
bag (10 oz) Cascadian Farm® Organic frozen blackberries, thawed, well drained
1/3
cup Fisher® Chef's Naturals® sliced almonds, toasted, coarsely chopped*
3
tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Bake French loaf as directed on can. Cool 5 minutes.
  • 2 Cut ends off loaf; cut loaf crosswise into 24 slices, about 1/2 inch thick. Arrange slices on ungreased cookie sheet. Spray each slice with cooking spray until lightly coated; sprinkle with granulated sugar. Return to oven; bake 8 to 10 minutes longer or until lightly toasted.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, beat cream cheese, almond extract and 1/4 cup powdered sugar with electric mixer on low speed until well combined.
  • 4 Spread cheese mixture evenly onto toasted bread slices. Top each with 3 or 4 blackberries; sprinkle with almonds. With small strainer, sprinkle 3 tablespoons powdered sugar over bruschetta.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    90
    (
    Calories from Fat
    30),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3 1/2g
    3 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    115mg
    115%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    11g
    11%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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