Figs and Toasted Almonds Brie

  • Recipe By
  • Published Mar 23rd
  • Ready In35m
  • Servings12
  • Calories187
This has a been a hit every time I have served it. Is a great appetizer for the holidays or when figs are in season.

Figs and Toasted Almonds Brie Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Figs and Toasted Almonds Brie for 12 servings:

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 6 fresh figs, stemmed and quartered
  • 1 (14 ounce) round 4 1/4-inch diameter round Brie cheese
  • 1/2 cup toasted almonds
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Figs and Toasted Almonds Brie Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook25m
  • Ready In35m

To cook Figs and Toasted Almonds Brie, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Figs and Toasted Almonds Brie is about 25 minutes , and you can serve your Figs and Toasted Almonds Brie within 35 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Figs and Toasted Almonds Brie easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 C).
  2. 2 Heat brown sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium heat until sugar is completely dissolved. Add figs and vanilla, and cook until softened, about 10 minutes. Stir in almonds and vanilla. Place brie wheel in a baking dish, and pour fig mixture over the top.
  3. 3 Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes, or until softened but not melted. Serve with water crackers.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 187 calories; 12.3 grams of fat; 12.1 grams of carbohydrates; 8.3 grams of protein; 33 milligrams of cholesterol; 211 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Aug 17th 2008

    These were great after initially not liking this. But, I stuck with it and reread some of the reviews to see what I needed to do to make it better.1) Don't eat it with heavy crackers like ...

  2. Aug 19th 2007

    We thought this was delicious. It was a great dinner - green salad, this, and French bread. Mmmm. A few thoughts - if your figs are very ripe, you don't need 10 minutes to soften them. W ...

  3. Aug 7th 2007

    I only used half a wheel of cheese (camembert... because that what I had) but I made the full amount of syrup, upping the water to about 4 tbp. I made it a couple of hours ahead & let it ...

  4. Jan 4th 2007

    Delicious and a hit at the party. I could not get fresh figs, used 1/2 pkg of dried about 8-12, increased the water to 4T and the vanilla to 1t. Cooked the figs longer to soften. Next tim ...

  5. Mar 6th 2006

    I made this along with a bunch of other dishes for a party, and this was, by far, the standout of the evening! The only adjustment I made to the recipe was simmering the figs, brown sugar, ...

  6. Sep 17th 2005

    I have made this several times now and it is just wonderful. As a timesaver, I purchased fig jam from Williams-Sonoma and put this on top of the brie (rind removed throughout). Also, try it ...

  7. Nov 29th 2004

    This is an excellent recipe! I used a 20 oz. baby brie. I also cut the figs into eigths. I kept the almonds whole, but toasted them in the oven for about 15 minutes. Finally, instead of wate ...

  8. Nov 8th 2004

    OH MY GOD!!! This recipe is absolutly wonderful. I followed the other reviewer advise and add more figs. Its sounds and looks SOOOO Gourmet, but is so simple. It was a hit at my party. ...

  9. Sep 4th 2004

    I decided to try this recipe and it was absolutely wonderful. Everyone loved it!! I cut each fig into 8 pieces and cut the almonds into halves. The cheese was done in less than 10 minutes. N ...