Caramelized Onion Crostini

These appetizers are so easy to make and so delicious that you’ll want to make them for all your dinner parties!


Prep : 20 min

Cooking : 20 min

Servings : 24 crostini


  • ½ baguette, cut into 1 cm (½ in) thick slices

  • 5 Tbsp (75 ml) olive oil

  • 2 large onions (about 4 cups), minced

  • 4 tsp (20 ml) brown sugar

  • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) basil pesto

  • Salt & pepper

  • 75 g cheeze, sliced very thin (I used Gusta's Italian cheeze)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F (180 C).

  2. Place the bread slices on a large baking sheet. Drizzle with oil and bake for about 15 minutes, turning them halfway through cooking.

  3. In a frying pan, heat the rest of the oil over medium heat and fry the onion for 10 minutes. Add the brown sugar and continue cooking for 7 minutes. Remove from heat, season with salt and pepper and add pesto.

  4. Place a slice of cheeze on each slice of bread and spread the onion mixture over them.

  5. Warm up the crostini in the oven for about 5 minutes. Serve hot.