Bacon-Wrapped Figs

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 21 Minutes

Ingredients

1 (4-oz.) goat cheese log, softened
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
6 large fresh figs
12 toasted pecan halves
12 ready-to-serve bacon slices

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°. Stir together goat cheese and basil. Cut figs in half lengthwise. Place 1 heaping teaspoonful goat cheese mixture and 1 toasted pecan half on cut side of each fig half. Wrap 1 ready-to-serve bacon slice around each fig half, and secure with a wooden pick. Place figs on a wire rack in a 15- x 10-inch jelly-roll pan, and bake 6 to 8 minutes or until bacon is crisp and browned.

Note: We tested with Oscar Mayer Fully Cooked Bacon.

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October 2011