Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Heat brown sugar and water in small saucepan over medium heat until sugar is completely dissolved. Add figs and cook until softened, about 10 minutes. Stir in almonds and vanilla. Place Brie in a baking dish, and pour fig mixture over the top.
Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until softened but not melted. Serve with crackers.