Rating: 5 out of 5.

This is one of my Favorite appetizers! 💜 I love Crostini topped with anything! This one I made with a few others this year for Christmas, and they were a huge hit! Everyone loved them so much that there was none left!

Smoked Salmon with Dill and Cream Cheese Crostini

Jenn’s Recipes Made Easy!
5 from 1 vote
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian


  • 1 French Baguette sliced into ¼ inch slices on the diagonal
  • 3 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Clove Garlic cut in half
  • 8 oz. Cream Cheese Spreadable Style
  • 2 tsp. Lemon Zest
  • 2 Tbsp. Lemon Juice
  • ¼ Cup Fresh Dill Finely Chopped
  • 1 lb. Smoked Salmon I find it in the meat section of my grocery store
  • 1 tsp. each Salt and Pepper
  • 3 oz. Capers



  • Pre-heat oven to 320° F
  • Brush bread slices with oil, sprinkle with ½ tsp. salt and pepper on both sides and bake 4-6 minutes
  • Remove from oven and while hot, rub with the garlic pieces and bake an additional 4-5 minutes until golden brown.
    Let cool before adding toppings.

Smoked Salmon Topping

  • Mix together cream cheese, lemon zest, lemon juice, dill as well as other ½ tsp. salt and pepper.
  • Spread mixture on top of each crostini piece.
  • Lightly drape pieces of smoked salmon, you don't want to fold it, just lightly layer it so it looks nice. Top with a few capers and a little of the chopped dill. Chill for 1 hour before serving.


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