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
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 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
- 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.
- Bake, uncovered, 45-55 minutes or until tender, basting occasionally with juice mixture. Serve warm with whipped cream. Yield: about 1-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Baked Figs in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2011, p40