Zurie's Fresh Fig Compote Over Cream Cheese

Zurie's Fresh Fig Compote Over Cream Cheese

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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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25 m servings 176 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 176 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 9.9 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.6g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 135 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * 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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  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.



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...

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.