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Total Time
35mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

The fig mixture can be made a day ahead to allow the figs to absorb more of the syrup). Almonds may be replaced by pecans if preferred.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water (more may be added if desired)
  • 6 fresh figs, stemmed and quartered
  • 1 (14 ounce) brie cheese (4 1/4-inch diameter)
  • 12 cup toasted almond
  • 12 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Heat brown sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium heat until sugar is completely dissolved.
  3. Add figs and vanilla, and cook until softened, about 10 minutes. Stir in almonds and vanilla.
  4. Place brie wheel in a baking dish, and pour fig mixture over the top.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes, or until softened but not melted. Serve with water crackers.