- 1 ½ cups low-fat or fat-free cream cheese at room temperature
- 4 tbsp honey
- 2 tsp finely chopped rosemary or 1 tsp cinnamon
- 24 ripe figs, halved lengthwise
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 2 min
Makes: 24 snacks
Tickle Your Tummy With Elmo's Fantastic Figs
Every holiday season, Elmo's family loves to curl up around the fireplace with their favorite treat—holiday figs! Start your own family tradition by making and munching on these tasty appetizers.
Step 1: Things You'll Need
Gather these ingredients to make Elmo's Holiday Figs.
Step 2: Mix It Up
In a bowl, mix together the cheese, honey, and herbs.
Little Hands Tip: Count each stir loud and proud!
Step 3: Turn Up The Heat
Heat the broiler and adjust the rack to about 4 inches from the flames.
Step 4: Elmo Loves Flavorful Figs
Cut each fig in half.
Little Hands Tip: Talk about how a fig looks, feels, and smells inside.
Step 5: Monster Mash
With a spoon, mash 1 teaspoon of cheese and place it onto the cut side of each fig half.
Little Hands Tip: Sing a silly song while you mash. Mash, mash, mash the cheese, gently with a spoon!
Step 6: Broil and Brown
Broil until lightly browned and soft, about 2 minutes.
Step 7: Serve Up Warm Memories
Serve warm, and make wonderful holiday memories together!