Recipes and Cooking Double Cranberry Crostini Turkey and cranberries make this appetizer perfect for holiday entertaining. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on September 28, 2021 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 45 mins Stand Time: 15 mins Bake Time: 6 mins Cool Time: 60 mins Total Time: 45 mins Yield: 30 appetizers Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 recipe Cranberry-Ginger Chutney (see recipe below) ⅓ cup dried cranberries 2 3 ounce package cream cheese, softened 2 tablespoon chopped pecans, toasted 1 teaspoon finely chopped, peeled fresh ginger 1 teaspoon lime juice 1 16 ounce loaf baguette-style French bread 4 ounce thinly sliced smoked turkey or ham Cranberry-Ginger Chutney 1 ½ cup fresh or frozen cranberries ¾ cup packed brown sugar ⅓ cup dried apricot halves, chopped ⅓ cup golden raisins 2 tablespoon minced fresh ginger 2 tablespoon cranberry juice ¾ teaspoon ground cardamom ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper Directions Prepare Cranberry-Ginger Chutney; let cool. Preheat oven to 375 degree F. Place dried cranberries in a small bowl with enough boiling water to cover; cover and let stand 15 minutes. Drain well. In a medium mixing bowl beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in drained cranberries, pecans, ginger, and lime juice; set aside. Slice baguette diagonally into 1/2-inch slices. Place on a large baking sheet (use two sheets if necessary to fit all the slices in one layer). Bake for 6 to 8 minutes or until edges just start to brown. Cool slightly. Cut smoked turkey into about 30 pieces to fit on bread slices. Spread bread with cranberry-cheese mixture. Top each with a piece of turkey. Dollop with Cranberry-Ginger Chutney. Cranberry-Ginger Chutney In a medium saucepan combine cranberries, brown sugar, dried apricots, raisins, ginger, cranberry juice, cardamom, and cayenne pepper. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Cook, uncovered, for 3 to 4 minutes or until cranberries pop, stirring occasionally. Transfer to a medium bowl; let stand about 1 hour or until completely cool. Store, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 107 Calories 3g Fat 18g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 107 % Daily Value * Total Fat 3g 4% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 8mg 3% Sodium 150mg 7% Total Carbohydrate 18g 7% Protein 3g Vitamin C 1.2mg 6% Calcium 20.2mg 2% Iron 0.7mg 4% Potassium 96mg 2% Folate, total 24.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.