California Fresh Figs and Gingered Mascarpone
Sweet and spreadable with a kick of ginger--great as an appetizer, or spread on your favorite cookies for a special treat.
- 1 cup mascarpone cheese
- 1 Tbs finely chopped crystallized ginger
- 2 1/2 Tbs sugar
- 1/8 tsp vanilla
- 26 small firm and ripe fresh California figs
- Mint springs (garnish)
- 24 Sweet round crackers or vanilla wafers
- Stir mascarpone, ginger, sugar, and vanilla together in small bowl. Cover and chill.
- Scoop mascarpone mixture onto cold plate. Surround with figs. Garnish with mint sprigs and serve with sweet crackers or vanilla wafers.
Calories from Fat 75 (27%)
(13%)Total Fat 8g
(6%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrate 50g
(6%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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