Valley Fig Growers

Herbed Goat Cheese and California Fig Spread

Goat cheese is sold in a variety of sizes, including both 11- and 12-ounce logs. Either size can be used in this recipe.

Serves 12


1 (11- or 12-ounce) log 
goat cheese

3 tablespoons milk

tablespoon minced fresh chives

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

teaspoons minced fresh thyme

1 cup (6 ounces) Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Figs, stemmed and minced

Salt and pepper


1. Process the goat cheese, milk, chives, olive oil and thyme in a food processor until smooth, about 1 minute. Transfer to a serving bowl and stir in figs, season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve with crackers or a thinly sliced baguette.

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Nutrition Information

amount per serving

  • Calories 150
  • % Calories from Fat 56%
  • Fat 9
  • Cholesterol 22
  • Protein 6
  • Carbohydrates 10
  • Fiber 2
  • Iron 1
  • Sodium 142
  • Calcium 107
  • Potassium 135