Cheese and Fruit Plate

Cheese and Fruit Plate

Turn an ordinary cheese and fruit tray into something more memorable with the addition of a chewy and nutty fig spread.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

18

servings

Fig Spread
1
bag (9 oz) dried Mission figs (about 24 medium figs), chopped
1
bag (2 1/2 oz) hazelnuts (filberts), chopped (about 1/3 cup)
1
jar (12 oz) apricot preserves
Cheese and Fruit
1
piece (8 oz) Gouda cheese
1
piece (8 oz) blue cheese
1
round (8 oz) Brie cheese
1
container (1 lb) fresh strawberries (about 24)
1
bag (7 oz) dried apricots
64
whole wheat crackers
Fresh parsley sprigs
  1. In small serving bowl, mix spread ingredients until blended.
  2. To serve, place cheeses on decorative platter; surround with strawberries, apricots and crackers. Garnish with parsley sprigs. Serve with fig spread.
Makes 18 servings (1 1/2 oz cheese, 1-2 strawberries, 1-2 apricots, 4 crackers & scant 2 Tbsp spread each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
Don't like figs? Serve with your favorite specialty jelly or jam.
The fig mixture can be made up to 3 days ahead; store in airtight container in refrigerator. Just remember to bring to room temperature before serving.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 330
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 460mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 40g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 24g),
  • Protein 11g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.