Very Yummy Fig Jam and Cream Cheese Spread or Salad Dressing

Total Time
2hrs 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 2 hrs

My friend Patty's DH gave us a pint of his world-famous Fig Jam. Here is a fast and easy great way to enjoy fig jam when you are tired of English muffins. If you want a spiffy salad the ingredients turn into a fantabulous dressing! Cooking time is chill time.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, Philly of course, room temperature
  • 4 tablespoons fig jam (use more or less but 4 worked for me)
  • 14 cup walnuts, toasted and sliced
  • 12 cup mayonnaise (optional)
  • 4 cups lettuce (optional)
  • 12 small red onion, thinly sliced (optional)

Directions

  1. Mix cream cheese and jam together and refrigerate for at least two hours.
  2. Sprinkle nuts on top.
  3. Serve as a spread/dip with sliced pears, apples, assorted crackers.
  4. FOR SALAD:.
  5. mix in the mayonnaise and drizzle over a bed of mixed lettuces, onion and sliced fruit and garnish with dried figs.
Most Helpful

Totally yummy! I mixed homemade fig jam with whipped cream cheese, and stirred the walnuts right in. This was great served on homemade bread with some apple slices, too. Thank you for a wonderful treat!

BecR February 03, 2010