Cardamom Spiced Pear Crustini
1 Maison Cousin TM Baguette, sliced into ¼ inch rounds
2 ½ cups Bartlett pears, peeled and chopped
3 tbsp. butter
3 tsp. brown sugar
3 tsp. ground cardamom
1 cup vanilla bean Greek yogurt
3 tbsp. almond slices, toasted and chopped
Maple syrup for drizzle
1. Pre-heat oven to 400°F. Slice baguette into ¼-inch rounds. Place on a baking sheet and toast for 5 minutes.
2. In a large sauté pan, over medium heat, melt butter and brown sugar. Add pears and cardamom. Cook until pears are soft and slightly caramelized 15- 20 minutes.
3. Top each crostini with 1 tbsp. of cardamom pears. Top with a dollop of yogurt and sprinkle with almonds. Drizzle with maple syrup.