Bacon-Wrapped Figs With Maple Snakebite Glaze and Goat Cheese and Thyme Dip

Pork
Bacon-Wrapped Figs With Maple Snakebite Glaze and Goat Cheese and Thyme Dip
0
10
170
30

Ingredients

6 strips bacon (halved crosswise)
12 figs (stemmed*)
12 pecans (pieces, toasted)
3 tablespoons maple syrup
1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1/4 cup soft goat cheese (2 ounces)
1/4 cup cream cheese (2 ounces)
3 tablespoons milk
2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
3/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves

Directions

1Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Place 4 layers of paper towels on microwave-safe plate. Top with bacon slices. Cover with two more layers of paper towels. Microwave on high 1 to 2 minutes to render fat from bacon but not crisp. While bacon cools, slice each fig twice, starting at stem end, and cutting three-quarters of way to bottom. Stuff each fig with a pecan piece. Wrap a half strip of bacon around each fig and secure with toothpick. Place on foil-lined baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes. Turn. Return to oven for 5 minutes or until bacon is sizzling and begins to crisp. In small bowl, combine syrup and cayenne pepper. Brush mixture over appetizers.
2For dip, combine all dip ingredients in small bowl. Cover and chill until serving time.Makes: about 1/2 cup Serve appetizers warm with dip.
Discover more recipes from Pork

NutritionView more

170Calories
Sodium6%DV150mg
Fat17%DV11g
Protein8%DV4g
Carbs5%DV14g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories170Calories from Fat100
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat11g17%
Saturated Fat4g20%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol15mg5%
Sodium150mg6%
Potassium190mg5%
Protein4g8%
Calories from Fat100
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate14g5%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars12g24%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.