Zurie's Fresh Fig Compote Over Cream Cheese

Zurie's Fresh Fig Compote Over Cream Cheese

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"This is a great way to use up some fresh figs. It is such an easy and popular appetizer in our home. We serve this with buttery crackers."

Ingredients 25 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 176 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 176 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 9.9 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.6g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 135 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat a saucepan over medium heat; add brown sugar, water, salt, and figs. Cook and stir until sugar has dissolved and figs have softened, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla extract. Cool for 5 minutes.
  2. Place cream cheese on a platter; pour fig mixture over cream cheese.
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  1. 5 Ratings


Excellent. I cut back on the sugar and added a drizzle of balsamic vinegar.


Really good! I made the compote the day before and refrigerated it, then when I was ready to use it I poured it over the cream cheese. This would also be great over vanilla ice cream. The figs I had weren't the best, but this recipe made them yummy. I think the brown sugar could even be reduced a bit w/o compromising the flavor. I would make this again! Thanks for sharing. :)


I made this with some fresh figs that I got in my Bountiful Basket. It was the first time I have ever had fresh fig and we LOVED it! I didn't have any good buttery crackers, so we ended up putting it over vanilla ice cream and it was so good. I only had a few figs so had to halve the recipe. I will definitely make this again (when I can get some fresh figs)!