Figs with Honeyed Goat Cheese

We went to Costco yesterday and got a huge package of figs, which are in season.  I had just found this recipe at The Paleo Project and wanted to give it a try.  I made a few for a late-night treat last night.  Then today I made a few more for a post-church treat.  I have a feeling I’ll be making more tomorrow as a Labor Day treat.  And the next day as a Tuesday treat.  Then I might need to go buy some more figs.

(Although the recipe calls for black mission figs, I used the green kind, and they’re fantastic.)

Baked Black Mission Figs with Honeyed Goat Cheese

2 oz goat cheese
1 tbs + 1 tbs honey
8 black mission figs
1 tbs olive oil
16 walnut halves
sea salt

Preheat your oven to 450.  Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil

Wash and dry figs, slice in half length-wise, place on baking sheet

In a small bowl, whisk 1 tbs honey and 1 tbs olive oil, drizzle over figs

Bake for 7 minutes

Meanwhile, whisk 1 tbs honey and 2 oz goat cheese

Let figs cool for a few minutes, place honeyed goat cheese on each fig, garnish with walnut halves

Sprinkle with sea salt

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