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 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 18

Ingredients

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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    330
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    460mg
    460%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    40g
    40%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    24g
    24%
    ),
    Protein
    11g
    11%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    8%;
    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.
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