Slow Cooker Poached Figs with a Kick

Enjoy these poached figs with a little bit of spice as is, or over ice cream.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 hours 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 8 oz. fresh figs
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 vanilla bean, split
  • 1 Tbsp. raw honey
  • 4 dried Sichuan peppercorns, crushed


  • Put all ingredients into a 2-quart slow cooker. Cook on low for 5 hours or until the figs are cooked through and starting to split.
  • Remove the figs from the poaching liquid and serve.