Friday, October 3, 2008

Bacon-Wrapped Figs

Try this quick appetizer recipe using only 4 ingredients. Simple but tasty! The picture looks so tempting right? Try it and I bet you'll love it! I want to make more of this on thanksgiving day. It would be another perfect appetizer for a thanksgiving dinner.

Prep Time:15 min
Start to Finish:25 min
Makes:30 appetizers


1 package (12 ounces) fully cooked cottage or Canadian-style bacon
2 packages (8 ounces each) dried whole Calimyrna figs, stems removed
30 pistachio nuts
30 small fresh basil leaves


Heat oven to 425F. 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.

Source: Betty Crocker

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