Uptown Figs

Uptown FigsRecipe
Buffy Hargett

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes


24 dried figs
1 (3-oz.) package softened cream cheese
2 teaspoons powdered sugar
2 teaspoons orange liqueur
24 roasted, salted almonds


Cut a slit in large side of 24 dried figs, cutting to, but not through, stem end. Stir together 1 (3-oz.) package softened cream cheese, 2 tsp. powdered sugar, and 2 tsp. orange liqueur; fill each fig evenly with cream cheese mixture and 1 roasted, salted almond. Press figs to secure filling.

*You can make this recipe ahead of time and store the figs in the refrigerator. Before serving, let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.