Mission Figs with Honey Riccota

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What You Will Need:

8 Mission Figs, quartered

1/2 C part skim Ricotta Cheese

1 whole egg, beaten

3 Tbsp Honey (Use a honey that is local to you. Local honey does wonders for your allergies.)

Pastry squares * If you can, make your own pastry but today I was in a time crunch so I used Melissa’s pastry wrappers, and there is nothing wrong with that.

*Directions

Set up your Mis en Place (Still fancy over here)

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Pre heat your oven to 350.

In a glass bowl, combine the ricotta with the honey and stir well.

Using a muffin tin, lay the sheets of pastry over the center and gently push down. Spoon in the ricotta mixture, about 2 tsp and add a piece or 2 of the fig.

Gently pinch together the pastry and twist.

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With a brush, paint on a light layer of the beaten egg to the top of the closed pastry.

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Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes or until they turn golden brown.

Once they are done cooking, drizzle with honey.

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*Serving size is 6 pastry purses

277.3 Cal, 3.7 G fat, 40.4 G carb, 2 G fiber, 6.1 G pro, 28.2 G sugar

*Extra: If you want a more savory taste, use a Blue cheese, or Gorgonzola cheese instead of the ricotta and add some chopped cooked Pancetta to the fig.

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