Fig Cookies

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Similar to Fig Newtons.

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Servings:
12
Yield:
2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fig preserves

  • ¾ cup shortening

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

Directions

  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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

267 Calories
14g Fat
33g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 267
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 146mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 3g
Calcium 53mg 4%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 35mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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