Yum FX777 CookieWorld: October 2011

Friday, October 28, 2011

Mediterranean Flavor Fig Cookies

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The warm, sugary taste of figs makes them a perfect holiday dessert. Add some Mediterranean flavor to your table with this recipe.

Yields: 48
Cooking Time: 10 min


•1 cup chopped figs (about 1/2 lb)
•1/3 cup water
•1 cup butter
•1/2 cup sugar
•1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
•1 egg
•1 teaspoon vanilla
•2 cup sifted flour
•2 teaspoon baking powder
•1/2 teaspoon salt


1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.

2. Cook figs with water, stirring frequently, until thickened (about 5 minutes). Set aside to cool.

3. Beat butter with sugar and brown sugar until light and fluffy.

4. Beat in egg and vanilla. Blend well.

5. In a separate bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, and salt; mix into the creamed mixture.

6. Stir in the cooled figs.

7. Drop by teaspoons onto lightly greased cookie sheets.

8. Bake 375 degrees F approximately 10 minutes, until lightly browned.

9. Remove cookies and cool on wire racks.