12 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons water (more may be added if desired)
6 fresh figs, stemmed and quartered
1 (14 ounce) brie cheese (4 1/4-inch diameter)
12 cup toasted almond
12 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Heat brown sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium heat until sugar is completely dissolved. Add figs and vanilla, and cook until softened, about 10 minutes. Stir in almonds and vanilla. Place brie wheel in a baking dish, and pour fig mixture over the top. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes, or until softened but not melted. Serve with water crackers.