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pear and whipped goat cheese crostini appetizers on cutting board next to fresh thyme

Pear and Whipped Goat Cheese Crostini

Course Appetizer


For the Whipped Goat Cheese

  • 4 ounces goat cheese, room temperature
  • 1 ounce cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

For the Roasted Pears

  • 2 pears
  • fresh thyme
  • honey


  • baguette, sliced
  • olive oil


Whipped Goat Cheese

  1. Using a food processor or mixer, whip the goat cheese, cream cheese and olive oil until light and airy, about 2 minutes. 

Roasted Pears

  1. Preheat oven to 300ºF.

  2. Cut pears into thin slices. Place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

  3. Drizzle with honey and fresh thyme.

  4. Bake for 10 minutes, or until pears are just a little soft and starting to brown.

  5. Remove from oven, set aside. Turn oven on to broil.


  1. Brush sides of baguette slices lightly with olive oil. Broil for a couple minutes, till lightly toasted. 

  2. Spread toasted baguette slices with whipped goat cheese. Top with roasted pear slices and drizzle with additional honey. Serve immediately.