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Fig Newtons Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kheila Langford
Added: Monday, October 27, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. dried figs or 2 lbs. fresh figs
1 cup sugar
1/2 or 1 cup water (1 cup for dried figs; 1/2 cup for fresh)
1/2 cup butter, room temp.
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tbl. cream or milk
1/2 teas. vanilla
1/2 teas. salt
1 teas. baking powder
1 3/4 cup flour

Directions:
Directions:
Dice figs, soak in water 1 hour. Add sugar & cook on medium heat until of thin jam consistency. Beat sugar, butter, egg, milk & vanilla until well blended. Add dry ingredients. Mix well and refrigerate for 1 hour.Place 1/2 on well floured dough cloth; knead about 6 times.Roll out to 1/4" thick. Line 13 x 9" glass dish; cover with figs.Roll remaining dough, cover figs. Cook at 350' 30 minutes.Let cool and cut into squares.

 

 

 

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