Slow-Cooker Fig Jam

This versatile spread is sure to liven up any breakfast sweet bread, and is loaded with fiber and phytonutrients.

Serves: 3Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 6 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 3


  • 2 lbs. fresh figs, peeled and cut into eighths
  • 1 cup honey
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 lemon, diced, including the rind, seeds removed
  • 3 Tbsp. finely diced crystallized ginger


  • Add all the ingredients to a 2- to 3-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours.
  • Remove the cover and cook for an additional 2 hours, until the mixture reaches a jam-like consistency.
  • While still hot, pour into clean, sterilized 4-ounce jars and store covered in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.