Fig and Blue Cheese Tartlets

fig and blue cheese tartlets

Using packaged mini phyllo shells makes this appetizer quick and easy!

Fig and Blue Cheese Tartlets
Makes 2 1/2 dozen
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  1. 2 (1.9-ounce) packages frozen mini phyllo shells
  2. ½ cup Fig Preserves
  3. ½ cup chopped toasted walnuts
  4. 1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  5. 3 ounces blue cheese, crumbled
  6. 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Place phyllo shells in cups of miniature muffin pans.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together Fig Preserves and next 3 ingredients; spoon mixture into phyllo shells.
  3. Bake for 10 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, cook vinegar over medium heat until reduced to ⅓ cup. Let cool for 10 minutes; drizzle vinegar onto tarts. Serve immediately.
  1. For the freshest taste, buy a piece of blue cheese and crumble it yourself rather than using packaged cheese crumbles.
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