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smoked salmon crostini

Smoked Salmon Crostini

These simple but delicious Smoked Salmon Crostini are the perfect snack or appetizer for any gathering! Perfect for baby showers, bridal showers and the holidays!
5 from 26 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer, Brunch, Snack
Cuisine American, British
Servings 30 crostini


  • Baking Sheet
  • Piping bag and tip
  • mixing bowl
  • Measuring spoons


  • 1-2 baguettes, enough to get about 30-35 ¼th inch slices you can also buy pre-sliced if available
  • olive oil spray
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened not melted
  • 1 small lemon, juiced
  • 2 tbsp fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 fresh garlic clove, crushed
  • salt
  • freshly cracked black pepper
  • 8 oz cold smoked salmon

For garnish

  • capers
  • fresh dill


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
    Cut the baguette into ¼th - ½ inch slices, you should get between 30 and 35 slices. Then arrange on a baking sheet.
    Spray both sides with a little olive oil. Then bake at 350 degrees for about 9 minutes, flipping half way through, until golden and crisp.
    Remove from the oven and set aside to cool.
  • In a medium sized mixing bowl add 8 oz of softened (not melted) cream cheese. Add in dill, lemon juice, crushed garlic and a pinch of salt and pepper. Mix until well combined.
    If desired, spoon into a piping bag and set aside.
  • Once the crostini bread has cooled arrange the slices on a serving platter.
    Divide the salmon equally among the crostini, placing one slice on top of each.
  • Use the piping bag to pipe a small dollop of the cream cheese mixture on top of each piece of salmon.
    Garnish each crostini with a few capers and a sprig of fresh dill.
    Serve and enjoy!
Keyword Bridal shower, Crostini, Smoked Salmon
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