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Spider Crostinis

Here’s a quick and easy recipe that you can serve tonight. Grown ups will appreciate a non-sweet snack while the devils, oops i mean kids, are on their sugar hyper crazy candy mission.


For the cheese spread:

1 4 oz package goat cheese, softened
1 3 oz package cream cheese, softened
1 tsp thyme

Mix all together in a bowl. Set aside.

For the caramelized onion webs:

2 tbsp olive oil
2 onions, sliced thin on the mandolin
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

Cook the onions and other ingredients over med-low heat until caramelized

Slice up a loaf of French bread into 24 slices, spray or drizzle with olive oil and toast until crispy.

Now to assemble:
Spread a nice generous portion if the goat cheese spread in the toasted slice of French bread. Then arrange some onion strands on top to look web-like. Then you take a black olive, slice it in half. This is the spider body. Then u cut 8 pieces of olive for the legs. Make sure you put 8 or else it won’t be a spider, it will be a tick!!!
Serve these creepy crostinis and see who is brave enough to devour the spiders.