Baked Figs Recipe
Here's a nice change from the traditional savory offerings. To keep the flavorful figs warm during your party, serve them in a chafing dish.— Deirdre Cox, Kansas City, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:18 servings
- 3/4 pound dried figs
- 3/4 cup orange juice
- 1/4 cup orange liqueur
- 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1/4 cup sugar
- Whipped cream
- 1. Preheat oven to 325°. Prick holes in figs with a fork; place in a greased 8-in.-square baking dish. In a small bowl, combine orange juice, liqueur and cloves. Sprinkle sugar over figs; pour juice mixture over the top.
- 2. Bake, uncovered, 45-55 minutes or until tender, basting occasionally with juice mixture. Serve warm with whipped cream. Yield: about 1-1/2 dozen.
1 fig (calculated without whipped cream) equals 71 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.
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