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balsamic reduction drizzling over stuffed figs

Prosciutto & Gorgonzola Figs

  • Author: Lauren
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 18 pieces 1x


Easy to make and sure to impress – with a balance of sweet and salty, creamy and crispy – this appetizer is always a hit!



  • 9-count package (8 ounces) fresh figs
  • 1/4 pound imported prosciutto, thinly sliced
  • 4 ounces gorgonzola cheese
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic reduction


  1. Gently clean figs, remove stem and slice each in half lengthwise.
  2. Stack gorgonzola cheese pieces on each half fig.
  3. Wrap fig and gorgonzola with thinly sliced prosciutto all the way around.
  4. Arrange on a baking sheet and bake at 375F for 5 minutes, cheese should be soft and prosciutto has begun to crisp.
  5. Drizzle with balsamic reduction.

For the balsamic reduction:

  1. In a saucepan, heat 3 tablespoons good quality balsamic vinegar over very low heat.
  2. Cook for 10-15 minutes or until the vinegar has started to thicken.
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Italian

Keywords: stuffed figs, fresh figs, fig appetizer, prosciutto wrapped figs

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