Fig in a Blanket

Today is Fig Newton Day!

I’ve cooked some weird things in my life, but this recipe is one of the more “off the wall” offerings!  The combination of sweet, salty and savory is at work here.

Originally, the Fig Newton was just called the Newton. Fig rolls were first mass-produced in 1891 by Philadelphia baker and fig-lover Charles Roser, who in 1892 patented a machine which inserted fig paste into a cake-like dough, that was pastry-like, with a characteristic chewiness. Roser named his product “Newtons”, after the local town of Newton, Massachusetts.



Fig in a Blanket

1 fig Newton
1 tsp crumbled blue cheese

blow torch

Blow torch it until the cheese starts to melt!


2 thoughts on “Fig in a Blanket

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s