August Fig Cookies

August Fig Cookies

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berlinann 0

"Thick cookies made with fresh figs and walnuts are not overbearingly sweet, but just right. Taste great in the morning with some tea or lemonade!"

Ingredients 35 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 213 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 213 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 11.4 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.4g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 38 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 106 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease two baking sheets.
  2. Mix butter, white sugar, and brown sugar by hand in a bowl. Add egg and vanilla extract; stir to combine. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt together in a separate bowl; stir into sugar mixture.
  3. Scoop the meat out of figs and reserve 2 tablespoons. Chop figs and scooped middles. Fold chopped figs and walnuts into the cookie dough.
  4. Drop spoonfuls of batter on the prepared baking sheet. Top each mound with small amounts of reserved fig pulp.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until the cookie edges are lightly browned, 12 to 15 minutes.
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sbkasha
8/19/2012

Delicious, not too sweet, easy to make. I added 1/4 t. of cinnamon (I LOVE cinnamon!) and 1/4 c. flour on the off chance the figs made the cookies too liquidy - these additions were perfect. Next time, I might lightly sprinkle sugar on the cookies before baking just for a little extra pizazz.

annealea
7/19/2013

I doubled the figs and left out the walnuts (we're not walnut fans) and YUM! very good. Nice and chewy and not too sweet, even with the extra figs.

mollie1983
10/9/2014

These were delicious. My edges did get a little dark but I loved the extra - little bit of texture it gave the cookies. They aren't too sweet but have a ton of flavor... and I typically love sweet desserts! This recipe is definitely a keeper. Thanks for sharing it!