Pine Nut and Date Crositini
- 24 dates, pitted
- 1/2 cup pine nuts, toasted
- 1/2 cup red wine
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1 baguette, cut into 1/4-inch slices
- Olive oil
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Chop the dates and pine nuts, add them to a small bowl and mix to combine. Put the date and nut mixture into a small pan over medium heat, then stir in the red wine and the honey. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes. Put the bread slices on a sheet pan and a drizzle with olive oil. Put in the oven and toast. Top each toast with 1 tablespoon of the date mixture. Arrange the crostini on a serving platter and serve.
This recipe was provided by professional chefs and has been scaled down from a bulk recipe provided by a restaurant. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.
Recipe courtesy of Stuart O'Keeffe, 2010