12 fresh asparagus spears
2 tbls. olive oil, divided
1/8 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
12 slices French bread baguette (1/2 inch thick)
3 thin slices prosciutto or deli ham, cut into thin strips
6 oz. Brie cheese, cut into 12 slices.
Cut asparagus tips into 2-in. lengths. (Discard stalks or save for another use.) Place asparagus tips in a 15-in.X 10-in. X 1-in. baking pan lined with foil. Drizzle with 1 tsp. oil and toss to coat. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake at 425 degrees for 10 to 15 minutes or until crisp -tender.
Brush baguette slices on both sides with remaining oiil. Place on a baking sheet. Broil for 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until toasted.
Top each slice with asparagus, prosciutto and cheese. Broil 3 to 4 inches from the heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. These are classy and tasty!