Grilling Cheese and Figs with Honey Butter

30 min

4 small fresh figs, halved
2 t olive oil
2 ROUGETTE Bon·fire Grilling Cheeses 
1/4 cup shelled pumpkin seeds
1/2 stick butter
3 T honey


crostini bread or crackers


1.Preheat grill to medium high heat. Remove both Grilling  Cheeses from package and pierce each with fork on both sides according to package instructions.

2.Brush the cut sides of each fig half with olive oil. Place fig halves on hot grill, cut side down along with both Grilling Cheeses. Grill cheeses and figs over medium high heat for 4 minutes. 

3.Once char marks appear on underside, use tongs to flip cheese. Grill on other side for another 4 minutes. 

4.Meanwhile, melt butter in a small cast iron skillet on the grill. Add pumpkin seeds and cook, stirring often until seeds are toasted and butter is browned (about 2 minutes). Remove skillet from heat and whisk in honey. 

5.Remove figs and cheese from grill.

6.Place cheeses on a serving platter and top each round with half of the figs. Spoon the pumpkin seeds and honey over the top and serve with crostini or crackers.


Don’t feel like grilling? Simply prepare Grilling Cheeses, figs, and pumpkin seeds using a skillet on the stovetop.


Grilling Cheese: Mild & Creamy Soft-Ripened Cheese

Our Grilling Cheese is made to be heated directly on the grill – just like a burger! Our innovative cheese masters have developed a brie that becomes crisp on the outside when heated. The cheese develops a char-grilled, crispy golden outside and a warm and creamy inside. An excellent grilling choice for vegetarians and cheese lovers alike!

- Can be heated directly on the grill 
- Will not stick to or melt onto the grill – no mess! 
- 2 individually packaged cheeses per unit 
- Create a REAL cheeseburger 
- Serve on a green salad 
- Top with grilled veggies or fruit

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