Tickle Your Tummy With Elmo's Fantastic Figs
        Step 1: Things You'll Need
        Step 2: Mix It Up
        Step 3: Turn Up The Heat
        Step 4: Elmo Loves Flavorful Figs
        Step 5: Monster Mash
        Step 6: Broil and Brown
        Step 7: Serve Up Warm Memories

        Ingredients

        • 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
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        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!

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