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Blackberry-Almond Bruschetta

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Blackberry-Almond Bruschetta
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 24
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Bruschetta takes a sweet turn in an easy version that starts with refrigerated bread dough.
Updated Nov 5, 2018
Bake-Off® Contest 42, 2006
Bake-Off® Contest 42, 2006
Karen Mack
Webster, New York

Ingredients

  • 1 can (11 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Original French Bread
  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    *To toast almonds, spread on cookie sheet; bake at 350°F 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Coarsely chop.

Nutrition Information

90 Calories, 3 1/2g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 11g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
30
Total Fat
3 1/2g
6%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
8%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
115mg
5%
Potassium
40mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
5g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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