Make these for a dinner party and your guests will be back for more. Picture / Babiche Martens

Fig & Blue Cheese Cos Leaves

A match made in heaven finished off with a drizzle of honey

These cos treats will surprise family and friends. A match made in heaven with a drizzle of honey and crunchy lettuce leaves. If serving for a cocktail party, warm the honey just before. Your guests will be back for more.

FIG AND BLUE CHEESE COS LEAVES 
Makes 12

1 Tbsp butter
6 ripe figs
50g soft blue cheese
200g cream cheese, at room temperature
12 baby cos leaves
50g honeycomb or runny honey

1. Heat the butter in a frying pan. Place the figs cut side down and cook for 3 minutes until golden. Turn and cook for a further 2 minutes. Remove and cool.

2. In a small bowl, combine the blue cheese and cream cheese until smooth.

3. Place the baby cos leaves onto a platter. Add a spoon of blue cheese, top with a fig and a piece of honeycomb or drizzle.

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