creamy bruschetta appetizer bites

Creamy Bruschetta Bites

Bruschetta Appetizer Bites are the perfect snack or party food, and this creamy bruschetta recipe is quick and easy to make.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword bite sized appetizers, bruschetta appetizers, creamy bruschetta, easy appetizers
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Author Chrissie Baker

Ingredients

For the Cream Cheese Mixture:

  • 4 ounces low-fat cream cheese softened to room temperature
  • 1 clove garlic very finely minced
  • 1/4 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • a pinch each of sea salt and pepper

For the Bruschetta:

  • 5 small Roma tomatoes seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 pinch dried sage
  • 1 clove garlic very finely minced
  • pinch each of sea salt and pepper
  • 25 RITZ Crackers original flavour
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish optional

Instructions

  1. Add the cream cheese, minced garlic, basil, thyme, and salt and pepper to a bowl and mix everything together until well blended. Set the cream cheese mixture aside.
  2. To make the bruschetta mixture, add the finely chopped tomatoes to a separate bowl along with the parsley, oregano, thyme, sage, minced garlic and salt and pepper. Toss everything together well until the spices are evenly distributed.
  3. Assemble the bruschetta bites by spreading a little bit of the cream cheese mixture onto each of the Ritz Crackers. Add a spoonful of the bruschetta mixture on top of the cream cheese mixture, top with some fresh chopped parsley, and serve!

Recipe Notes

makes 6 servings, 4 pieces per serving