Crostini With Fig Spread & Bubbled Brie

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Kozmic Blues

I found this recipe in a local town newspaper. After having an amazing appetizer with brie at a restaurant last weekend. We thought we'd give this a shot at home. It came out amazing. the sweetness of the figs and wine coupled with the creamy brie and crusty bread was to die for!

Top Review by Char Cravotta

This appetizer is absolutely delicious. I used it as a substitute for Brie with Fig Compote which I had at the Dallas Art Musum and it was fantastic. This was a finer spread not as goopy, is that a word? I will do it again and again. Someone suggested we bottle it. Not me, but maybe you, the fig spread that is.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine figs, wine, honey and lemon slices in medium suacepan.
  2. Bring to boil, then reduce heat and cook, covered over low heat for about 30 minutes.
  3. Let cool, remove lemon slices, then puree in blender.
  4. Brush baguette slices with olive oil, and place oil side down on large baking sheet.
  5. Spread about 1/2 tbsp fig spread on each baguette, top with brie slices, and sprinkle with fresh thyme.
  6. Bake at 450 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.

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