Chocolate Dipped Figs
Fluffy marshmallow or crunchy nut filled figs are dipped in luscious chocolate for an extra special special treat.
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
20 large California dried figs
1/2 cup miniature marshmallows (optional)
20 walnuts or other nuts (optional)
- Take a knife and slit the side of each fig and place nut or marshmallow inside each fruit.
- Next, in top pan of double boiler placed over simmering water (not boiling), melt the chocolate chips, stirring until smooth.
- Remove pan from heat and dip the fig, holding by stem, in the chocolate. Coat half way down and place on wax paper until chocolate hardens.
Recipe provided courtesy of the California Fig Advisory Board.