Valley Fig Growers

California Fig & Bacon Cheddar Bites

Makes 20 appetizers.

Ingredients

1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese

2 ounces (1/4 cup) cream cheese, softened

1/2 cup stemmed and chopped (1/4-inch) Blue Ribbon Orchard

Choice or Sun-Maid California Figs

1/3 cup thinly sliced green onions

2 tablespoons dry sherry

2/3 cup cooked, chopped bacon

20 thin slices (cut diagonally) baguette

 

Ingredients

Directions

In small bowl, stir together cheddar and cream cheeses.  Stir in figs, green onions and sherry. Can be prepared a day ahead and stored in a covered container in the refrigerator.  To serve, preheat oven to 375° F.  Place baguette slices on large baking sheet. Place in oven for 4 to 5 minutes or until lightly toasted. Spread fig mixture on baguette slices. Top with bacon. Return to oven for 4 to 5 minutes or until cheese melts.

Photo David Campbell

Nutrition Information

amount per serving

  • Calories 122
  • % Calories from Fat 32%
  • Fat 4
  • Cholesterol 13
  • Protein 5
  • Carbohydrates 15
  • Fiber 1
  • Iron 1
  • Sodium 245
  • Calcium 54
  • Potassium 68