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Zurie's Fresh Fig Compote Over Cream Cheese

Rated as 4.44 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a great way to use up some fresh figs. It is such an easy and popular appetizer in our home. We serve this with buttery crackers."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 176
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat a saucepan over medium heat; add brown sugar, water, salt, and figs. Cook and stir until sugar has dissolved and figs have softened, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla extract. Cool for 5 minutes.
  2. Place cream cheese on a platter; pour fig mixture over cream cheese.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 176 calories; 9.9 20.6 2.4 31 87 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Excellent. I cut back on the sugar and added a drizzle of balsamic vinegar.

Most helpful critical review

Too much sugar, imho. Maybe cut sugar in half. Figs are naturally sweet. I would use less water, too. I like that the recipe was purist: no added citrus, nor liqueur.

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Excellent. I cut back on the sugar and added a drizzle of balsamic vinegar.

Really good! I made the compote the day before and refrigerated it, then when I was ready to use it I poured it over the cream cheese. This would also be great over vanilla ice cream. The figs I...

Made this per recipe, AWESOME! Very sweet, I served mine over toasted cream cheese and toasted goat cheese. I REALLY liked it over the goat cheese- the sweet figs over the savory goat cheese was...

Too much sugar, imho. Maybe cut sugar in half. Figs are naturally sweet. I would use less water, too. I like that the recipe was purist: no added citrus, nor liqueur.

Loved this, delicious! Followed to a T. Added 1 T of Fig preserves that I had on hand. I only did this as not all of my figs were quite 100% ripe, and thought this might help. It was absolut...

Made as written.

I made this with some fresh figs that I got in my Bountiful Basket. It was the first time I have ever had fresh fig and we LOVED it! I didn't have any good buttery crackers, so we ended up put...

My family really enjoyed this as an appetizer.