Fig Creamed Honey and Goat Cheese Dip

Fig Creamed Honey and Goat Cheese Dip

Fig Creamed Honey and Goat Cheese Dip


  • 8 oz (about 225g) goat cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons fig creamed honey
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground
  • Pinch of salt (optional, to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped toasted walnuts (for garnish)
  • Fresh figs or sliced baguette for serving


  1. Preheat the Oven:

    • If you prefer a warm dip, preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Prepare the Goat Cheese:

    • In a mixing bowl, combine the softened goat cheese, fig creamed honey, minced garlic, chopped rosemary, black pepper, and olive oil. Mix well until all ingredients are fully incorporated.
  3. Adjust Seasoning:

    • Taste the mixture and adjust the seasoning with a pinch of salt if desired. The sweetness from the fig creamed honey should provide a nice balance, but personal preferences vary.
  4. Transfer to Baking Dish (Optional):

    • If you prefer a warm dip, transfer the mixture to a small oven-safe dish.
  5. Bake (Optional):

    • Bake in the preheated oven for about 15-20 minutes or until the edges are lightly golden and the dip is warmed through.
  6. Garnish:

    • Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes. Garnish the dip with chopped toasted walnuts.
  7. Serve:

    • Serve the Fig Creamed Honey and Goat Cheese Dip with fresh figs or sliced baguette.
  8. Enjoy:

    • Dive into the creamy and luscious dip, savoring the combination of tangy goat cheese and the sweet, earthy notes of fig creamed honey.

This Fig Creamed Honey and Goat Cheese Dip is a perfect appetizer for gatherings, bringing a unique and sophisticated flavor profile to your table. The warmth from the oven enhances the creaminess of the goat cheese, creating a delightful contrast with the crunchy walnuts. Serve it as an elegant starter or as a crowd-pleasing addition to your cheese platter.

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