Fig Bars II

    40 mins

    Just like date bars except made with figs.

    19 people made this

    Makes: 42 bars

    • 200 g white sugar
    • 3 eggs
    • 110 g all-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/8 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 400 g chopped dried figs
    • 115 g chopped walnuts
    • 120 g confectioners' sugar for rolling

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch baking pan.
    2. In a large bowl, beat eggs and sugar until thick and pale. Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, cloves, cinnamon and allspice; blend into the egg mixture along with the vanilla. Finally fold in the chopped figs and walnuts. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and spread evenly.
    3. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until lightly toasted. When cool, cut into squares and roll the squares in confectioners' sugar.

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    These were delicious and easy to make! The whole family enjoyed them. I did have to bake them about 10 minutes longer than the recipe stated.  -  23 Jan 2002  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    These are pretty good, and a nice change of pace from the usual chocolate chip and oatmeal fare. I did not find that rolling them in confectioner's sugar did anything for the flavor, so I didn't do that after the first one. Very easy and quick to make, also. Thanks!  -  09 Mar 2006  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    This recipie gives you everything you want when you crave something sweet. Chewy, cruchy, sweet, nutty. I love it. And it is very good for you too.  -  14 Mar 2004  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)