California Mission Figs with Brie and Fresh Thyme

  • Yield: 8 servings


8-- dried California Mission figs, stemmed and halved lengthwise
2 1/2tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
-- Salt and pepper, to taste
8ounces Brie or aged goat cheese
8-- pieces flatbread or crackers
-- Sprigs of fresh thyme; for garnish
-- Freshly ground black pepper, as needed


  1. Cut thin slice from rounded sides so halves will lay flat.  Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.  Divide cheese into 8 pieces and arrange on flatbreads.  Arrange 2 fig halves on top of each and garnish with spring of thyme.
  2. To serve, drizzle lightly with olive oil and sprinkle with fresh cracked black pepper.

Recipe courtesy of the California Fig Advisory Board