Fig Cookies

    Fig Cookies

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    About this recipe: Similar to Fig Newtons.

    Makes: 24 bars

    • 475 ml fig preserves
    • 155 g shortening
    • 2 eggs
    • 200 g white sugar
    • 250 g all-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
    2. Cream together shortening, eggs, sugar, and vanilla. Sift flour, soda, and baking powder. Add to egg mixture.
    3. Grease a small cookie sheet with shortening. Pour 1/2 of the dough into pan and spread.
    4. Pour fig preserves over the dough and gently spread. Drop rest of dough over figs. Place in oven. When mixture starts to melt and gets soft, spread the top. Bake for 40 minutes. Cool and then cut into 24 bars.

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