Triscuit crackers are a pantry staple and are a perfect snack! A favorite way to top them is simple yet so flavorful and has just 3 ingredients – some tart granny smith apple, a bit of sundried tomato and creamy brie all toasted in the oven for a chic bite.
Triscuit Crackers With Apple Brie and Sundried Tomato
- 2 Triscuit Crackers
- 2 slices of brie cheese, rind removed
- 2 slices of peeled granny smith apple
- 1 sundried tomato, minced
- Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
- Line a baking sheet with silpat or parchment paper.
- Lay out the crackers in a row – leaving a bit of room should the cheese “runneth over”.
- Lay a slice of brie cheese on each (or smear – depending on how soft the cheese is)
- Nestle a small bit of sundried tomato in the brie cheese and top with a slice of granny smith apple.
- Season with a touch of fine sea salt and bake for about 5 – 7 minutes, until the cheese is melty and the apple is slightly soft.
[Serves 1 | Suggested serving size is two-topped crackers per person]
When entertaining, I love to get creative in the kitchen. A popular treat among my friends is something with a bit of crunch. These Triscuit Crackers With Apple, Brie and Sundried Tomato are a delicious nibble to enjoy that will bring up memories of childhood but with a bit of a grownup twist.
Triscuit crackers are perfect on their own or with a bit of a flavor accent. Growing up, I remember my mom always had Triscuit crackers in the pantry and, for my after school snack, I would go to town topping them with various items such as a smear of Dijon mustard (don’t ask), some apples and cheese or some fresh fixings that I would find while pilfering around. It was a great nibble to enjoy while reading, studying or even watching General Hospital (hey – it was the Luke and Laura days – one HAD to watch). I even would make tiny “grilled cheeses” out of the Triscuit crackers because, heck – who can go wrong with Triscuit crackers and cheese right?
Lately, I have been looking to treats from my childhood that inspired me to get into the kitchen so when Triscuit challenged me to come up with a chic nibble that only had 3 ingredients, well – this was a no-brainer. If you are only using 3 flavors, you need to find some ingredients that are packed with flavor and that would accent the crunchy whole wheat Triscuit. I tossed around a few ideas like cherry preserves with a bit of thyme and salty ricotta salata, a bit of salty prosciutto with some Dijon and green onion but I kept obsessing about the apples and cheese combo and the grilled cheese factor. I adore creamy brie for entertaining and adding some flavorful sundried tomato to the mix was a great contrast for the tart granny smith apple.
These chic bites got rave reviews, even prompting someone to ask if I snuck some bacon into the melty cheese – nope – that was sundried tomato. All in all – this is a fabulous chic bite to serve to friends or even make for yourself when you are curling up watching the latest episode of Revenge.
Let’s take a peek at the prep:
Gather your ingredients
Just three ingredients to top the Triscuit crackers
It’s all about the assembly
The perfect chic bite!
How would YOU top your Triscuit?
Triscuit believes in simple things coming together to create something more. Whether it’s just three ingredients on a Triscuit or about life, we believe that you (and Triscuit) are “Made for More”.
Triscuit sponsored this blog post. The opinions and text are all mine.
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