The ingredients list for the Food Librarian's tarts is short and sweet: "Fresh figs. Puff Pastry. Butter and sugar. Yum Summer Fun." We love how the fig looks nestled in a bed of pastry and the flower-shaped cookie cutter is a great touch, too.
• Read more: Fresh Fig Tart on Puff Pastry
A second lovely idea comes from Stonesoup, who simply tops a biscuit or cookie (she used "Butternut Snap cookies which are a sweet oat-based biscuit") with sweetened ricotta cheese, figs, and honey. Perfect for a quick snack or dessert.
• Read more: Little ricotta tartlets with fig & honey
Related: DIY Fall Appetizer: Fig Salami