Blue cheese, fig & walnut parcels

Blue cheese, fig & walnut parcels

Makes 8

Ingredients
2 sheets filo pastry
100g melted butter
75g Cashel blue cheese
50g cream cheese
25ml pouring cream
Ground black pepper
4 fresh figs
50g chopped walnuts
Fresh chives to garnish

Method
Preheat your oven to 200C/180C fan/ Gas 6/ 400F
Cut each filo sheet into 8 x 4.5” squares, this will give you 16 squares in total.
Using the melted butter, brush a square of filo and place another filo square on top brush this with butter too.
Place these buttered squares into a muffin tin cup.
Repeat the process until you have 8 filled.
Place in the preheated oven and bake for 7-8 minutes until golden brown.
Remove from the tins and cool on a wire rack.

For the blue cheese filling, simply mix the blue cheese, cream cheese, pinch of black pepper and pouring cream. Set aside.

To assemble, spoon some blue cheese filling into the base of the filo parcels, top with half a fresh fig, chopped walnuts and some fresh chives.

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