GOOD COOKIN / Lunch, Quick Meals Fig and Goat Cheese Hand Tarts LEVEL Medium TIME 35 min SERVINGS 18 tarts Print Recipe INGREDIENTS 2 cups WoodstockⓇ Organic Dried Figs, chopped 1 cup unsweetened applesauce Finely grated zest of 1 orange 1 cup fresh orange juice 2 sheets (about 1 pound) frozen puff pastry, thawed 1 large egg, well-beaten with 2 teaspoons water 8oz fresh goat cheese, crumbled Fresh thyme leaves DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 375℉. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper. 2. In a medium saucepan combine figs, applesauce, and orange zest and juice. Bring to a simmer, cover, and simmer until thickened, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and let cool completely. 3. Unfold puff pastry on a lightly floured countertop and roll out just enough to smooth out the creases. Cut into 3” squares and transfer to baking sheet. Brush lightly with egg. 4. Spoon a thin layer of fig mixture onto each puff pastry square, leaving a ½” border all the way around. Sprinkle with goat cheese. 5. Bake tarts until golden brown, about 18 minutes. Let cool slightly before serving. Garnish with thyme leaves.