Caramelized Figs with Honey and Cheese

figs honey cheese
Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins


  • 2 tablespoons honey, plus more for drizzling

  • 1 tablespoon fennel seeds, chopped

  • 1 pound ripe fresh figs, halved

  • ¼ cup almonds, toasted and chopped

  • 2 ounces sheep's-milk cheese, such as Pecorino Toscano or manchego, shaved

  • Wheatmeal crackers (such as Carr's), for serving (optional)


  1. Heat honey and fennel seeds in a large skillet over medium heat, stirring to combine. Add figs, cut-side down; sprinkle almonds on top. Cook figs until caramelized, about 10 minutes. Serve warm, topped with cheese and drizzled with more honey, with crackers.

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