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Figs with Orange Liqueur & Mascarpone

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Ingredients
  Pine nuts 1 Tablespoon
  Ripe figs 4 Medium
  Orange flavored liqueur/2 teaspoons thawed frozen orange juice concentrate 1 Tablespoon
  Mascarpone cheese/Best-quality soft cream cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Toast pine nuts in a small frying pan over medium heat until golden (about 4 minutes), stirring often.
Let cool.
Trim stems from figs, if desired; then cut each fig in half lengthwise.
Arrange 4 halves on each of 2 dessert plates.
Drizzle figs with liqueur (or brush lightly with orange juice concentrate).
In center of each plate, mound half the mascarpone, shaping it into a cone with a small spatula.
Sprinkle cheese with pine nuts; garnish each plate with mint sprigs, if desired.
To eat, spread cheese and pine nuts on figs; eat with a fork or pick up with your fingers.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 371 Calories from Fat 250

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.7%

Saturated Fat 12.8 g63.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 63.5 mg21.2%

Sodium 30 mg1.3%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.2%

Sugars 20.7 g

Protein 5 g10.7%

Vitamin A 15.3% Vitamin C 3.6%

Calcium 9.1% Iron 4.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Figs With Orange Liqueur & Mascarpone Recipe