Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck
Hands-on Time
20 Mins
Total Time
55 Mins
Yield
Makes 2 dozen

The size of the figs will determine the amount of cheese you'll need.

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine first 2 ingredients and 1 1/2 cups water in a medium saucepan. Cook, covered, over low heat 15 to 20 minutes or until figs are plump and softened. Remove from heat; cool slightly (about 15 minutes). Drain figs; gently pat dry with paper towels.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 350°. Cut figs in half lengthwise. Place 1 cheese piece and 1 pecan half on cut side of each fig half. Wrap 1 bacon piece around each fig, and secure with a wooden pick. Place on a wire rack in a 15- x 10-inch jelly-roll pan.

Step 3

Bake at 350° for 6 to 8 minutes or until bacon is crisp and browned.

Step 4

Note: We tested with Oscar Mayer Fully Cooked Bacon.

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