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baked goat cheese in cast iron skillet surrounded by crackers

Baked Goat Cheese with Fig Jam

An easy goat cheese appetizer, baked with fig jam and pecans.
4.77 from 13 votes
Prep Time :5 minutes
Cook Time :15 minutes
Additional Time :15 minutes
Total Time :35 minutes
Author: Amanda Paa



  • 1 4 ounce log fresh goat cheese
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons fig jam
  • fresh thyme or rosemary
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • flaky salt


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Freeze your goat cheese for 15 minutes.
  • Unwrap from packaging. Cut into 1/2 inch thick rounds and add to a small cast iron skillet or small baking pan.
  • Drizzle olive oil on top of goat cheese.
  • Add spoonfuls of fig jam to open pockets.
  • Sprinkle with chopped pecans and fresh thyme. Bake for 15-18 minute until bubbling and warmed through. Sprinkle flaky salt on top. Serve with crackers or bread.