August 13, 2015
Make this crowd pleaser for your next dinner party or for brunch!
1Heat oven to 350°F. Bake French loaf as directed on can. Cool 5 minutes.
2Cut ends off loaf; cut loaf crosswise into 24 slices, about 1/2 inch thick.
3Arrange slices on ungreased cookie sheet.
4Spray each slice with cooking spray until lightly coated; sprinkle with granulated sugar.
5Return to oven; bake 8 to 10 minutes longer or until lightly toasted.
6Meanwhile, in small bowl, beat cream cheese, almond extract and 1/4 cup powdered sugar with electric mixer on low speed until well combined.
7Spread cheese mixture evenly onto toasted bread slices.
8Top each with 3 or 4 blackberries; sprinkle with almonds.
9With small strainer, sprinkle 3 tablespoons powdered sugar over bruschetta.
Recommended in NARBA survey response. See http://www.pillsbury.com/recipes/blackberry-almond-bruschetta/c0f8fafa-117d-465a-8890-b6c059ad46e3