5 from 1 vote
Cherry Bruschetta Recipe
A twist on a classic, this Cherry Bruschetta is the perfect holiday appetizer. Full of sweet dark cherries, pecans, rosemary, thyme, and pinot noir, it comes together in minutes and is paired with a chewy baguette and tangy goat cheese!
Servings: 4 people
Results and timings may vary when adjusting servings
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Cherry Compote
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons minced yellow onion
  • 2 cups frozen sweet cherries thawed, drained, kept whole
  • 1/2 cup pecans chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt + more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/4 cup Barefoot Pinot Noir
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • goat cheese
  • Sliced baguette
Cherry Compote
  1. Melt butter over medium heat.
  2. Add the onions and cook about 2 minutes, or until they start to soften.
  3. Add cherries, pecans, and spices and stir everything to combine. Turn the heat down to medium and cook until the cherries are soft, about 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Breaking up some of the cherries as you go.
  4. Stir in the wine and sugar.
  5. Simmer until the cherries the liquid cooks down to a syrupy texture, about 4 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat.
Cherry Bruschetta
  1. Take a slice of baguette, slather on goat cheese, and top with a spoonful of cherry compote!
  2. Enjoy!
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