Fresh figs are in season, and I want to share with you a new way to enjoy them. Toss your figs on the grill! They make an incredible brie stuffed grilled figs appetizer! Just drizzle on some honey and serve them up.

I saw a photo on Pinterest last week of a slice of grilled watermelon, and it really caught my eye. At first, my mind couldn’t wrap around the concept of cooking watermelon or any fruit, for that matter.

Questions raced through my mind…did the heat destroy or add to the flavor of the watermelon? Did the char marks change the taste of the watermelon? How would Brie stand up to the grilled fruit sweetness?

My kids wondered how you grill fruit, so we grilled these figs together. I almost had to wrestle the brie away from my daughter for this recipe. She LOVES brie and didn’t want to let us use it in this appetizer recipe.

These figs are made for snacking! If you love appetizers as much as we do, you will want to check out all of my gluten free appetizer recipes!

Single Grilled Brie Stuffed Fig with honey drizzled on top.

Figs come in many different colors and varieties. My personal favorite is the Candy Stripe variety, but those are difficult to find. They are neon green with a darker green stripe and taste like candy! Here are more delicious grilled fruit recipes to try!

I had a box of brown figs sitting on the counter that were about to spoil, making these the perfect fruit for us to experiment with. This recipe will work with any variety of figs. There is something magical about brie and figs. The gooey brie cheese flavors mesh with the sweetness of the figs and honey!

As you will see, there are a lot of pictures in this post. It was so hard to choose which photos to include in this post. They all came out beautifully. You can almost see the honey drip slowly, wrapping around these figs. Figs are also delicious to use in this fig chutney recipe.

Recipe step-by-step directions:

Figs on skewers cooking on a grill.

Step 1: If you are using wooden skewers, soak them in water for 30 minutes so they don’t burn.

Step 2: Push your figs through the skewer. Leave a little space between each one.

Step 3: Lightly brush with organic cold-pressed olive oil to prevent burning.

Step 4: Grill with the lid open slowly so they won’t burst.

Step 5: When the figs look like they have softened, remove them from the grill.

Step 6: Carefully make two deep cuts from the top down. Insert a small chunk of brie into the center of each fig. The heat from the figs helped soften the brie even more, melding the flavor into the figs.

Step 7: Drizzle honey and then sprinkle some cracked pepper on top.

Raw figs with honey drizzled on top.

These figs would be a perfect appetizer if you need a fancy dish for a party. If grilling figs seems too “weird” to you, you can drizzle honey over raw figs!

If you love figs, give this yummy Fig Jam recipe a try, too!

More delicious gluten free appetizers:

Tools:

  1. Wooden or metal skewers for grilling the figs.
  2. Tongs to pull the skewers off the grill.

Grilled Brie Stuffed Figs with Honey

Sandi Gaertner
A simple grilled fig appetizer. The figs are grilled, stuffed with brie, then given a delicious honey drizzle.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Gluten Free Appetizer Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 8 figs
Calories 58 kcal

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Ingredients
  

  • 8 fresh figs
  • ¼ inch wedge of brie cheese cut into small ½cubes
  • organic cold pressed olive oil
  • 2-3 grill skewers
  • honey
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your grill and make sure the surface is clean.
  • Soak wooden skewers (if you are using wood.)
  • Press the figs onto the skewers.
  • Lightly brush each side with olive oil.
  • Grill until softened with the lid on the grill up so they don’t overheat and burst.
  • When cooked, bring them inside and let cool for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from skewers.
  • Make + shaped cuts from the top down midway into the fig.
  • Stuff with the brie cheese.
  • Drizzle honey and then sprinkle cracked pepper on top to taste.

SPECIAL NOTE

Please know that every gluten free flour blend has a different starch to grain ratio. If you use a blend I didn’t test, you may need to adjust your moisture levels in your baked goods.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 58kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 1gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 18mgFiber: 1gSugar: 8g
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31 Comments

  1. Oh how I wish we had figs in Minnesota! I’ve seen them in Whole Foods every now and then but they just don’t grow up here. These figs are out-of-control awesome. LOVE!

    1. Thank you Lauren….I wish they were more hardy I would ship some your way 🙂 They are pretty soft and would end up mush by the time they got there.

  2. What a great experiment! It is so wonderful how the brie melts right into the freshly grilled figs and the addition of honey makes for a delightful flavor combination. Thank you for this delicious recipe and all of the lovely fig photos.

  3. Mmmm, figs, brie and honey, can’t go wrong with that! We’ve been on a major grilling spree lately, taking advantage of all this gorgeous weather! Just pinned this recipe! 🙂

  4. Simply Suzannes at Home

    Hi Sandi!
    I’m popping over from Pure Grace Farms this morning.
    Your’re grilled brie stuffed figs looks amazing. This dish has been on my list for months, but I still haven’t managed to try it. Looks amazing! Thanks for sharing.
    Have a great weekend,
    Suzanne

  5. This looks totally amazing. I can only guess how wonderful it tastes. Pinning this one for my next party!

    1. Thank you Judee. This fig appetizer will definitely make a beautiful presentation at your party. Have a great weekend!

  6. Hi Sandi,
    I am seeing more and more people using figs in their recipes so I think I need to do some experimenting. These look absolutely fantastic and your photos are so beautiful! I love brie and I bet the combination was addicting! Thanks for a great recipe!

    1. Thank you Robyn. Figs are addictive 🙂 I am hoping we beat the squirrels to the ones in our tiny tree this year. Those beasts are awful and my dog doesn’t like to hang outside and guard LOL. I appreciate your comment. Please let me know how your fig experiments go.

  7. Hi SandyI wanted to let you know I have included your amazing figs in my Summertime BBQ Side Dish Roundup posting on Saturday morning. Proper links given.
    Blessings,
    Shari

  8. The pictures look amazing! I love the presentation. The recipe is simple and very delicious! I can’t wait to try it. Figs are coming into season now, so, this will be on top of my list.

    1. Thank you Rini. Have you tried the cotton candy figs? They are some odd heirloom variety. There is one vendor, Capay Organics, that have them at our local farmer’s market. They are pretty incredible.

    1. Thank you Sharon. My daughter is a brie addict. She went to sleep away camp and left half of a wedge uneaten. I didn’t want it to go bad, which is what got me thinking of things to do with it 🙂 I am glad you like the recipe, have a great afternoon.

  9. Hi Sandy, love this post! I am doing a Summertime BBQ Side Dish Roundup and would love to include this recipe. Would that be possible? It is a fabulous idea and one I will hope to be trying soon.
    Blessings,
    Shari

    1. Hi Shari, you are welcome to use my grilled fig recipe in your roundup. I appreciate your asking. These are a fun and easy addition to a BBQ menu. Thank you very much.

  10. These look delicious, can’t wait to try this recipe. I love figs and this recipe has me yearning for my fig tree’s to ripen fruit for me, SOON!

    1. Thank you Debora, I was really surprised how delicious a grilled fig could taste. Please stop back and let me know how yours turned out.