Warm Fig Bites with Prosciutto & Goat Cheese
Warm, bite-size appetizers that will delight your guests, keep it simple in the kitchen and offer a decadent balanced flavor of subtle sweetness from the fig, richness from the cheese and savory goodness from the prosciutto.
Servings 16 bites
- Mission figs
- quality goat cheese (enjoy taste testing to find your favorite!)
- 3 ounces Prosciutto finely sliced
- 3 tablespoons honey
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
Carve a small hole in the center of the flesh of each fig with a spoon. Fill each hole with 1/4 teaspoon of goat cheese.
Take a prosciutto slice and slice in 1 1/2 inch strips, lengthwise. Wrap each fig with prosciutto, tucking the ends underneath the fig (an entire strip may not be necessary. Wrap no more than twice. Secure with a toothpick if necessary.
Place wrapped figs on prepared baking sheet, evenly spaced.
Drizzle honey evenly over each fig (about 1 teaspoon each)
Place in the oven on the top rack and roast for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove and serve immediately.