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Thanksgiving Brussels Sprout Crostini

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Thanksgiving Brussels Sprout Crostini

These brussels sprout crostinis with honey-balsamic and goat cheese are the perfect Thanksgiving appetizer.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: appetizer, brussels sprouts, goat cheese, honey balsamic, Thanksgiving
Servings: 6 People


  • 1 lb brussels sprouts Small to medium sized
  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 4 tbsp honey
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 oz goat cheese
  • 1 baguette
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


  • Prehead over to 425F
  • Slice brussels sprouts in half, remove stem and outer leaves, wash thoroughly
  • Toss sprout halves in 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • Place cut side up on baking sheet
  • Generously season with salt and pepper
  • Bake 15-20 minutes or until extra crispy

Honey Balsamic Reduction

  • In a small saucepan bring balsamic vinegar and honey to a low simmer
  • Stir continuously for 5-8 minutes to keep sugars from burning (keep on heat longer for thicker drizzle)
  • Remove from head and allow to cool before serving


  • Thinly slice baguette on a bias
  • Lightly brush both sides with remaining olive oil
  • Broil until lightly crispy, 2-4 minutes (don’t over cook or you’ll have croutons)


  • Smear a dollop of goat cheese on each crostini
  • With tongs or kitchen tweezers place 2-3 brussels sprouts on each crostini
  • Finish with a healthy drizzle of honey balsamic reduction and flakey salt (optional)
  • Serve immediately

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Thanksgiving crostini ingredients

Brussels sprouts are a Thanksgiving staple even if some family members don’t love them. Now is your chance to show them that sprouts are here to stay, and they are delicious! 

This quick and easy appetizer is a crowd pleaser and looks way harder than it actually is. Blow away your guests with this mouth watering bite from heaven. Tangy goat cheese with thick balsamic drizzle compliment the crispy earthy brussels sprouts. These crostinis will be sure to have your guests asking for seconds. 

This recipe is so easy to make for a large crowd. Feel free to ditch the baguette and serve these sprouts family style. Just throw ‘em in a bowl with crumbled goat cheese and drizzle on top and you’re set with a side dish.

Looking for some other pointers for your Thanksgiving gathering? Check out these other recipes and guides:


We’d love to hear your favorite Thanksgiving appetizers in the comments below!

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