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Fig Compote and Goat Cheese Crostini

Homemade Fig Compote and Goat Cheese Crostini is a wonderful appetizer to accompany a wine party.  This easy fig compote recipe can be made ahead and even frozen.  You're guests will love the delicious flavor of figs with goat cheese.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: French
Keyword: fig compote, goat cheese crostini, fig compote recipe, dried fig compote, fig and goat cheese crostini
Calories: 333kcal
Author: Bobbie Blue


Fig Compote

  • 1/2 cup dried mission figs, chopped stems removed
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoon red wine
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme

Goat Cheese Crostini

  • 1 baguette, sliced on a diagonal in half inch thick slices
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese
  • 1/3 cup fig compote
  • fresh thyme sprigs, optional
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon balsalmic glaze


  • Add all compote ingredients to a small sauce pan and simmer for 25 min.
  • Once figs begin to soften, smash with back of spoon.
  • When most of liquid has reduced down and figs are soft, transfer to small container to cool.

Goat Cheese Crostini

  • Cut baguette on a diagonal in about half inch slices.
  • Spread goat cheese on baguette, using about a 1/2 tablespoon per slice. Add a small spoonful of fig compote on top of goat cheese.
  • Arrange each crostini on a serving plater. Garnish with fresh thyme sprig, a drizzle of honey or balsamic glaze.


*The servings may vary depending on the size of the baguette and the thicknesses of the slices.  
* Use you’re judgement when spreading goat cheese and fig compote, amounts can vary. 


Serving: 2g | Calories: 333kcal | Carbohydrates: 50.8g | Protein: 13.4g | Fat: 7.9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 483mg | Potassium: 137mg | Fiber: 2.1g | Sugar: 15.4g | Calcium: 208mg | Iron: 3mg