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Fig Cookies

"Similar to Fig Newtons."
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Ingredients

servings 267 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 dozen)

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 267 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 13.8 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 33g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 146 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * 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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Directions

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  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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Most helpful positive review

This recipe is Great ! Made a batch and it was gone in one day. Also great because figNewtons are low Fat.

Most helpful critical review

This was OK. For me, 2 cups of preserves is too much. The bar is overly sweet and the top crust slides around on the preserves. I'll serve them, but if I make them again I'll cut down on the fil...

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This recipe is Great ! Made a batch and it was gone in one day. Also great because figNewtons are low Fat.

I used the fig preserve recipe and blended it so that it would come out more like the newtons we know and love. The instructions were a bit confusing but the taste was incredible. I would recomm...

These are very good. I had a little trouble spreading the top layer though. I am going to make this over and over again. My kids love it. Thanks for sharing!

Yum! Used Ficoco spread (fig&cocoa jam), only used about 1.25 cups of it. Put on a jelly roll pan and it really spread out- only cooked for 20 min instead of 40. My friend said she likes them be...

Very good and very easy...Try it!

This was OK. For me, 2 cups of preserves is too much. The bar is overly sweet and the top crust slides around on the preserves. I'll serve them, but if I make them again I'll cut down on the fil...

This was a very good fig coffee cake-ish thing but it bore no resemblence to fig neutons whatsoever. >.< I made the fig preserves out of 20 figs a cup of sugar and some water and suregel but not...

The dough wouldn't spread at all, wouldn't stick to the cookie sheet and the cookie isn't very flavorful. Easier just to buy Newtons.

Only needed about 25 minutes in the oven. Glad I checked them early or they would have been ruined. Good taste, not too sweet.