Puff Pastry with Figs, Goat Cheese, and Caramelized Onion

A great addition to any buffet - this puff pastry dish tastes great warm, lukewarm, or cold, or serve as an appetizer for your guests. The combination of goat cheese, figs, and caramelized onions is to die for!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hr
8 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 2 large onions, finely sliced

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 1 (17.5 ounce) package frozen puff pastry, thawed

  • 14 ounces creamy goat cheese

  • 1 orange, zested

  • 1 pinch salt (Optional)

  • 7 fresh figs, thinly sliced

  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves removed


  1. Melt butter in a skillet over medium-low heat and cook onions, stirring frequently, until browned, about 25 minutes. Sprinkle with sugar, mix well, and cook an additional 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside to cool slightly.

  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Roll out puff pastry dough and place on the prepared baking sheet.

  3. Stir goat cheese and orange zest together in a bowl until smooth. Season with salt and spread onto puff pastry. Top with figs and caramelized onions. Sprinkle with thyme leaves.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until pastry is puffed up and golden brown, about 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

606 Calories
41g Fat
45g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 606
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 41g 53%
Saturated Fat 18g 90%
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 450mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 17mg 85%
Calcium 209mg 16%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 322mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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