Fig and Blue Cheese Hors D’oeuvres

Ingredients

For: 30 pieces
Preparation:
30 min
Cooking:
10 min
Ready in:
40 min

Instructions

  1. Rehydrate the figs by placing them in a pot with just enough water to cover them, and bring it to a boil.
  2. Reduce to a simmer and cook for about 5 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  3. Preheat oven to 350°F
  4. Bring the sugar and water to a boil. Add the walnuts and continue to cook until the water is evaporated. There should be no liquid pooling at the bottom of the pan, but instead a nice coating of syrup on the walnuts.
  5. Spread on baking pan lined with either parchment or a silpat. Sprinkle with salt.
  6. Baking for about 10 minutes, until walnuts are dry and crispy. Set aside.
  7. To assemble: Place a few crumbles of blue cheese on a cracker. Place a slice of fig on top, and finish with a candied walnuts. A drizzle of honey and a baby arugula for garnish is optional.

Notes

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