California Fig & Bacon Cheddar Bites

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fig bacon cheddar bites

California Fig & Bacon Cheddar Bites

Have you ever made baguette appetizers? Stuffing them with bacon and figs makes them a bit like bacon crostini with extra personality.
fig bacon cheddar bites
Servings 20 pieces


  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 2 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Figs stemmed and chopped
  • 1/3 cup green onions thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp dry sherry
  • 2/3 cup bacon chopped and cooked
  • 20 slices baguette cut thin


  • 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

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