Farmer’s cheese and melon crostinis with crispy prosciutto and a lime chili crisp

Easy holiday crostinis with farmers cheese, melon and prosciutto!

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Say hellooo to your next delicious holiday app idea: Farmer’s cheese and melon crostinis with crispy prosciutto and a lime chili crisp. Your guests are going to find it irresistible! I can’t think of a better combination than sweet melon and crispy prosciutto on top of crispy bread. With just a few ingredients these crostinis will be ready in no time, making them the perfect stress-free appetizer for your holiday gathering. You’re going need a French baguette (for the crispy crostini base!), farmers cheese, melon, prosciutto, chili crisp and lime juice! I partnered with Pure Flavor to use their Alonna™ Canary Melons for the perfect added sweetness. Not to mention how well it compliments the savory crunch of prosciutto. The creamy richness of farmer’s cheese is so delish and easily spreadable on the bread, not to mention the texture is divine. Don’t worry ff you don’t have a farmers cheese, you can simply substitute it with another creamy cheese like ricotta for equally delicious results! To top this dish off, add a squeeze of lime and a drizzle of chili crisp to add a perfect burst of flavor these crostinis! These crostinis are sure to become a new holiday tradition in your home. This app isn’t just a dish—it’s an experience and will delight and impress your party guests. Do you love crostinis and toast?! Be sure to check out my other recipes here for inspiration!

Here’s how to make it:

Farmer’s cheese and melon crostinis with crispy prosciutto and a lime chili crisp

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  • French baguette
  • About tbsp of farmers cheese per toast (or another creamy cheese like ricotta)
  • 3 tbsp of butter
  • 12 slices of Pure Flavor® Alonna™ Canary Melon
  • 6 pieces of prosciutto per toast
  • 4 tsp chili crisp
  • Juice of one lime


  • Preheat the oven to 400 and lay out pieces of prosciutto on parchment paper. Cook for about 15 min or until crispy. Remove and let cool. Roughly chop.
  • Slice bread and add butter to a pan. Add bread sliced and cook for about 2-3 min per side or until bread gets golden brown.
  • Slice Pure Flavor® Alonna™ Canary Melon by first cutting around the equator of the melon between the stem and base points. When halved, remove the seeds from the melon. Slice into wedges and remove skin.
  • Add farmers cheese to toast, followed by melon. Using your fingers or a knife, break the prosciutto into bits and sprinkle over top. Add a drizzle of lime and chili crisp. Enjoy!

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I’m Abigail, a creative director, home cook and content creator living in Brooklyn. I love making the easy stuff with a twist and yes, I eat a lot of toast. This is where I share my latest recipes, so please make yourself at home.