Search thousands of recipes reviewed by home cooks like you.

August Fig Cookies

August Fig Cookies

  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    15 m
  • Ready In

    35 m
berlinann

berlinann

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!

Save to Recipe Box

Ingredients {{adjustedServings}} servings

Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 12 servings

Adjust

Nutrition

Amount per serving ({{servings}} total)

  • 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

Directions

  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.
Rate recipe

Your rating

{{ratingWords}}
Cancel
Submit

Reviews

sbkasha
11

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
2

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.

skyrae
1

skyrae

11/6/2013

This recipe was excellent. I used 1/2 tsp gingerbread spice instead of cinnamon to add a bit more flavour, and a few more figs than called for because they were turning. The cookies were all gone within an hour of baking them!

Similar recipes

ADVERTISEMENT