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Bacon & Peach Bruschetta with Habenero Cheese

Bacon Peach Bruschetta

  • Author: Cupcake from Brown Sugar
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 24 1x


This appetizer dish is taking Bruschetta to a whole new level by combining peaches and bacon. This can go with just about any fruit that is in season!


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  • 12oz. bacon, diced
  • 1 1/4 c. fresh peache2, diced
  • 1/2 c. shallots, diced
  • 2 heaping tbsp. hot pepper jelly
  • 1/2 tsp. red pepper crushed flakes
  • 1/2 tsp. liquid smoke (optional)
  • 4 oz. Kraft Hot Habanero Cheese, large shards
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 24 Baguette slices
  • Chives for garnish


  1. Place the bacon inside a medium sauté pan on medium heat. Cook until browned and slightly crisp, about 10 minutes. Drain the excess fat and return bacon back to the pan.
  2. Add the peaches and diced shallots. Allow to cook for about 5 minutes until peaches and shallots are soft. Finally add the red pepper jelly, crushed pepper flakes, liquid smoke and stir until jelly has completely dissolved. Turn on low heat.
  3. Brush the baguette slices with the olive oil and sprinkle with a little sea salt. Place in a preheated oven on 350 degrees a baking sheet for 5-7 minutes. Remove from the oven and spoon about 1 tablespoon of the bacon mixture on top of the sliced Baguettes; sprinkle with chives, and top with Kraft Hot Habanero Cheese.
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Category: Appetizer