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Berry Bruschetta

A classic appetizer turned into a sweet treat.  Toasted french bread slices, with sweetened cream cheese and fresh sweet berries.

Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Servings 6
Author Inspiring Mealtime Staff

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf French bread
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tsp sugar
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 8 tsp powdered sugar, divided confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 1 cup blackberries

Instructions

  1. Slice french bread into 1/2 inch thick slices.

  2. Brush olive oil on bread slices and then sprinkle sugar over the tops.  Arrange sliced bread onto a baking sheet that is ungreased.

  3. Set oven to broil.  Place pan in oven at least 3 inches to 4 inches away from the heat and toast bread for 1 to 2 minutes or until bread is lightly browned.

  4. Place room temperature cream cheese into a small bowl.  Add in vanilla extract and 4 teaspoons of powdered sugar and mix well.  Spread toasted bread with sweetened cream cheese.

  5. Place berries on top of the toasted bread.  Sprinkle bread slices with powdered sugar.

Recipe Notes

Berries can be sliced or left whole, if desired.