Fig-Filled Endive Leaves

The natural sweetness and chewiness of dried figs is a wonderful and sophisticated touch in this orange-scented appetizer.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1/2
cup soft cream cheese with pineapple (from 8 oz tub)
1
tablespoon powdered sugar
2
teaspoons orange-flavored liqueur
1/4
teaspoon grated orange peel
1/4
cup coarsely chopped dried Calimyrna figs
16
small Belgian endive leaves
16
small pieces fresh orange
  • 1 In small bowl, combine cream cheese, powdered sugar, liqueur and orange peel; mix well. Add figs; stir gently to mix.
  • 2 Spoon mixture into each endive leaf. Top each with piece of orange. Serve immediately, or cover loosely and refrigerate until serving time.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    45
    (
    Calories from Fat
    25),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3g
    3%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    20mg
    20%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    3g
    3%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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