Brie Crostini with Prosciutto & Honey + VIDEO

Crostini topped with brie, basil and prosciutto arranged on grey plate next to honey wand.

These Brie Crostini with Prosciutto & Honey make the perfect party appetizer that can be assembled in just 5 minutes. Top homemade crostini with prosciutto, brie, basil and a drizzle of honey.

 These crostini topped with prosciutto, brie & basil make the perfect party appetizer that pairs with a variety of wines | platingsandpairings.com

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The other day, I felt like pressing the “easy button” for dinner. So I went to the store and grabbed us some sandwiches. Of course, not just any sandwiches would do… I went to the fancy grocery store. The one where I once purchased celery root for this Apple & Celery Root Slaw and it cost me $60…

Anyway, the fancy grocery store had these fancy sandwiches that just blew my mind. They were simple: A bit of brie, some prosciutto and basil.

But, that first bite? It was amazing!

A perfect creamy, salty, savory combination with a hint of something extra. What was that magical ingredient? Honey. Somehow, the honey just tied everything together so perfectly.

That sandwich is what inspired this recipe. Why not make it in a smaller form, that’s perfect for serving as an elegant appetizer?

Crostini topped with brie, basil and prosciutto arranged on grey plate next to honey wand.

Brie Crostini Appetizer

These have become my go-to party appetizer, not only because they pair with a wide variety of wines, but also because they’re easy to prepare and extremely elegant. You can even assemble them well ahead of time, which is always a plus in my book.

Brie Crostini Ingredients

You only need five ingredients to make these crostini and they can be assembled in 10 minutes.

  • Baguette
  • Brie
  • Prosciutto
  • Basil
  • Honey

Here’s how to make simple crostini at home.

Crostini Recipes:

Crostini topped with brie, basil and prosciutto arranged on grey plate next to honey wand.

Wine Pairings for Brie Crostini:

  • Chardonnay makes a great white wine option to pair with these crostini.
  • Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese are red wines that pair nicely with the brie cheese on these crostini.

Easy Appetizer Recipes: 

Brie Crostini Recipe

Crostini topped with brie, basil and prosciutto arranged on grey plate next to honey wand.

Prosciutto, Brie & Honey Crostini

These Prosciutto, Brie & Honey Crostini make the perfect party appetizer that pairs with a variety of wines.
3.4 from 10 votes
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Servings: 12 crostini

Ingredients

  • 1/2 small baguette (cut diagonally into 12 1/2-inch-thick slices, about 8 ounces)
  • 2 Tablespooons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 ounces very thinly sliced prosciutto
  • 4 ounces Brie cheese (cut into 12 slices)
  • 12 leaves fresh basil
  • 2 Tablespooons honey

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly brush both sides of each bread slice with oil. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a rimmed baking sheet. Toast in oven until pale golden, 5-6 minutes per side. Transfer sheet to a wire rack; let crostini cool completely.
  • Divide basil leaves, brie and folded slices of prosciutto among crostini. Drizzle with honey. Season with pepper.
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Nutrition

Calories: 101kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 185mg | Potassium: 44mg | Vitamin A: 80IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 0.4mg

14 comments

  1. Catherine @ Ten Thousand Hour Mama

    What a perfect recipe for wine tasting! I snacks that are easy to eat one-handed so I don’t have to put down my wine glass. HA!

    Reply

    1. Erin

      Great point Catherine – Love it!

      Reply

  2. Pech

    These seem perfect for an appetizer or to take wrapped up in a backpack for a day out – so packed with flavor so even though they are small they are very satisfying!

    Reply

  3. Lucy

    Congrats on your new house Erin! These crostini look amazing! I love the combination of brie and honey. Yum!

    Reply

    1. Erin

      Thank you Lucy – We are so excited to finally be getting settled in!

      Reply

  4. Marlynn @ UrbanBlissLife

    Oh yum…I love this combo! I love crostini bites that give you a little bit of meat, cheese, and herb/veggies all in one.

    Reply

    1. Erin

      We can consider a well-balanced crostini Marlynn 🙂

      Reply

  5. Brettni Brumfield

    Oh Erin! Those look delicious! Pinning it.

    Reply

  6. Thalia @ butter and brioche

    prosciutto, brie and honey – what a perfect flavour combination! Xx

    Reply

    1. Erin

      Thanks Thalia – Those flavors all work really well with the fresh basil too. A great summer treat!

      Reply

  7. Annette

    You mentioned you could assemble in advance. Do you place in the refrigerator than pull out an hour or so before serving?

    Reply

    1. Erin

      Yep – That’s what I would do Annette!

      Reply

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