Tart Apple and Blue Cheese Welsh Rarebit Bites

Tart Apple And Blue Cheese Welsh Rarebit Bites

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Cindy Smith Bryson


One of my favorite appetizers. A twist on the traditional cheddar welsh rarebit. I love welsh rarebit and I love blue cheese; the tart apple makes for a delectable trio.


★★★★☆ 3 votes

makes 24 bites
15 Min
5 Min


  • 1/2
    baguette, cut into 1/2'' slices
  • 3 Tbsp
    unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 small
    tart apple, such as granny smith, peeled, cored, halved, and thinly sliced
  • 8 oz
    blue cheese, crumbled and @ room temperature
  • 3 Tbsp
    creme fraiche (substitutions: crema mexicana or mix of 1/2 sour cream and 1/2 whipping cream
  • 1 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp
  • ·
    sea salt and freshly ground pepper, add to taste

How to Make Tart Apple and Blue Cheese Welsh Rarebit Bites


  1. Heat a grill pan over medium high heat. Brush baguette slices with melted butter. Working in batches, grill baguettes about 2 minutes. Flip once, until golden brown on both sides. Transfer to parchment paper lined baking sheet. Layer 2 apple slices on each baguette bite.
  2. Arrange an oven rack to 4" from broiler and heat broiler to high. Mix cheese, crème fraiche, Worcestershire, Dijon, honey, salt and pepper, in a small bowl.
  3. Spread about 1 tbsp. of the cheese mixture over each toast bite. Broil until topping is melted and golden brown, about 4 minutes.

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