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Pistachio Fig Tartlets

Our family and friends love figs, pistachios and blue cheese. So one day I decided to combine those ingredients in a simple-to-prepare appetizer. The results were delicious!—Kathleen Boulanger, Williston, Vermont
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    15 appetizers

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup chopped dried figs
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 package (1.9 ounces) frozen miniature phyllo tart shells
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon thawed apple juice concentrate
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped pistachios
  • Additional pistachios, optional

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the figs, brown sugar, bacon and butter. Spoon into tart shells.
  • In another bowl, beat the cheeses, confectioners' sugar and apple juice concentrate until blended. Stir in chopped pistachios; dollop over tartlets. Sprinkle with additional pistachios if desired. Chill until serving.

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