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close up of crostini topped with radishes and butter and chives

Radishes and Butter Crostini Appetizer

This easy and fancy-ish party appetizer will wow your guests! 
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Author: Michelle Ferrand
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: French
Keyword: appetizer, butter, radish
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Makes: 10 servings


  • 1 bunch red radishes
  • 30 pieces crostini or other bread
  • 6 tablespoons European style salted butter softened (I perfer Kerrygold)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
  • 1 teaspoon flake salt if using salt finer than flake salt, use less


  • Thinly slices radishes and chill in an ice bath for at least 10 minutes or until crisp.
  • Drain radishes and dry off using a kitchen towl.
  • Evenly spread butter on the crostini, about ½ teaspoon per crostini.
  • Top with radishes and sprinkle with chives and salt.
  • Enjoy with your friends!
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  • Feel free to use a vareiety of radishes
  • Soften the butter by placing out on your counter overnight
  • It's best to assemble these appetizers right before serving
  • 1 serving = 3 pieces