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Fig Cookie Squares

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Fig cookie squares are made with pineapples and figs along with spices. Prepared with a batter of flour, eggs, heavy cream and egg with sugar, the fig cookie squares are chewy and delicious. The mace, cinnamon and nutmeg give these cookies a special flavor.
Ingredients
  Dried figs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Mace 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Pineapple 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), drained and crushed
  Flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs), sifted
  Baking soda 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Heavy cream 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Start by preheating the oven to 400F degrees
MAKING
2.Pour boiling water over figs, cover and let stand about 5 minutes
3.Drain, dry on a towel, clip stems and slice fine
4.Cream butter with 2/3 cup sugar, spices and salt until fluffy
5.Add egg and beat well
6.Add pineapple and figs
7.Sift flour with soda and add, mixing well
8.Pour into greased (11x7 inch) pan
9.Smooth top with spatula and spread with mixture of remaining sugar and cream
10.Bake in hot oven for 20 to 25 minutes
11.Cut into squares
SERVING
12.Serve with coffee

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Fig
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 633 Calories from Fat 177

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g31%

Saturated Fat 11.9 g59.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 100.9 mg33.6%

Sodium 403.7 mg16.8%

Total Carbohydrates 108 g36%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.7%

Sugars 60.9 g

Protein 8 g16.8%

Vitamin A 12.7% Vitamin C 12%

Calcium 7.3% Iron 19.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Fig Cookie Squares Recipe