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Class up your appetizer spread with these holiday crostinis

Behold: 7 perfectly composed bites

Dips are a satisfying appetizer — but man, the holidays are exhausting. Be the most accommodating host and spare your guests the step of reaching the distance from vegetable tray to to dip bowl.

These 7 crostinis are the effortless, perfecly composed bites — instantly classing up any appetizer spread. Plus, everything tastes better when perched on top of a crisp oil-brushed piece of bread.

Persimmon Bruschetta by Aliwaks

Walnut Gorgonzola Crostini with Crumble Fried Sage by LittleKitchen

Grilled Bread with Thyme Pesto and Preserved Lemon Cream by fiveandspice

Roasted Carrot Harissa and Créme Fraiche Crostini by gingerroot

Tuscan Chicken Liver Paté by gluttonforlife

Smoked Salmon on Mustard-Chive on Dill Butter Toasts by Kukla

Herbed Ricotta and Anchovy Crostini by Sagegreen

Photos by Sarah Shatz and James Ransom

This article originally appeared on Food52.com: 7 effortless holiday crostini.

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