Just 4 ingredients make this a quick appetizer that’s a welcome change of pace from dips or cheese balls.
package (12 ounces) fully cooked cottage or Canadian-style bacon
packages (8 ounces each) dried whole Calimyrna figs, stems removed
small fresh basil leaves
Heat oven to 425ºF. Spray jelly roll pan, 15 1/2x10 1/2x1 inch, with cooking spray. Cut each bacon slice in half.
Cut slit in each fig; stuff with nut. Place basil leaf on bacon strip; wrap around fig. Place seam side down in pan.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until bacon is brown. Serve warm with toothpicks.
Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
Calimyrna figs are large, squat, green-skinned, white-fleshed figs grown in California. You can use dried apricot or peach halves, folding in half around the nut, instead of the figs.
Assemble appetizers 3 to 4 hours ahead of your party and refrigerate. You may need to add 1 to 2 minutes to the bake time.
Cottage bacon is taken from smoked pork shoulder. Although it is a leaner form of bacon, it does have more fat and more flavor than Canadian-style bacon.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
- 10 ),
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- 1 g
- 1 %
- (Saturated Fat
- 5 mg
- 5 %;
- 140 mg
- 140 %;
- Total Carbohydrate
- 3 g
- 3 %
- (Dietary Fiber
- 1 g
- 1 %
- 2 g
- 2 %
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.