Figs In Syrup
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Fresh figs/One 17-ounce jar whole figs drained||18 , drained|
|Plain yogurt||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped walnuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
With vegetable peeler, cut a thin strip of peel about 2 inches long from lemon.
Squeeze juice from lemon; add water to measure 1/2 cup.
Combine lemon peel strip, lemon juice mixture, sugar, honey, and clove.
Bring to boilng; reduce heat.
Cook and stir till syrup is thickened and bubbly.
Remove from heat; discard clove and lemon peel.
Insert one walnut half into each fig.
Place in individual dessert dishes.
Stir together cooled syrup, yogurt, and vanilla; spoon over figs.
Cover; chill till serving time.
Sprinkle with chopped walnuts.