Caramelized Pumpkin Dessert Crostini

This recipe makes 20 small crostinis.

Ingredients for spread:

  • 2 cups diced fresh pumpkin or other winter squash, ½-inch pieces
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. olive or canola oil
  • To taste, kosher salt

Instructions for spread:

  • Preheat oven to 400°f. Toss the diced pumpkin with the sugar, oil and salt. 
  • Lay out in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake in the oven for about 25 minutes or until tender. Watch carefully, or they can burn. Reserve.

Ingredients for toast:

  • 20 French Bread Slices, sliced 1/3-inch thick
  • 1 Stick Butter, melted
  • ½ Cup Sugar
  • 2 tsp. Cinnamon

Instructions for toast:

  • Preheat oven to 400°f. Lay slices of bread out on cookie sheet. Brush both sides with clarified butter. 
  • Sprinkle top sides with sugar and cinnamon. Bake for about 8 minutes until light golden and slightly crisp.

Additional ingredients:

  • 1 Cup Ricotta Cheese

To Assemble crostinis:

  • Spread a small amount of the ricotta cheese onto the baked crostinis. Top with a spoonful of the caramelized pumpkin. Enjoy!

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