Raisin Toast with Blue Cheese & Apples

YIELD: 5 servings

Total time: 14 minutes

Cook time: 14 minutes


  • 1/2 loaf raisin bread, halved and cut into ½ in. thick slices (about 10 pieces)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 Fuji apples, cored and chopped
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 4 ounces aged blue cheese, cut or crumbled into large pieces
  • Honey for drizzling


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place bread slices on rimmed baking pan and brush with 2 tablespoons oil. Bake 4 to 6 minutes or until crisp. Meanwhile, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in large skillet over medium-low heat. Add apples and thyme; cook 6 to 8 minutes or until apples are just slightly tender. Remove from heat; remove thyme sprigs and stir in lemon juice. Let cool slightly. Divide cheese over toast points. Divide apple mixture over cheese. Drizzle with honey and serve immediately.