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Creamy cranberry and prosciutto croutons

This is the Creamy cranberry and prosciutto croutons recipe.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 10 min
Yields 24 canapés
creamy cranberry and prosciutto croutons


  • 1 baguette sliced
  • 4 very thin slices of prosciutto
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Canadian Cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) dried cranberries chopped
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp fresh rosemary chopped
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) walnut pieces
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Preheat oven to 400oF (200oC).

Spread bread slices out on a cookie sheet and toast in oven for about 5 minutes. Let cool.

Meanwhile, spread the prosciutto slices out on another cookie sheet covered with parchment paper. Bake in oven until prosciutto is as crispy as bacon, 4–7 minutes. Let cool.

Spread bread croutons with Cream cheese.

Place croutons on a serving dish and garnish with cranberries, lemon zest, rosemary and walnut pieces.

Add a crispy prosciutto slice to each crouton and serve.


Cheese alternative: Canadian Mascarpone.

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 231 Calories
Protein: 9 g
Carbohydrate: 26 g
Fat: 10 g
Fibre: 1.3 g
Sodium: 418 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 3 % / 36 mg
Folate: 32 %
Iron: 12 %
Selenium: 28 %
Thiamin: 19 %