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If you love figs , here is an interesting recipe that lets you add figs to your everyday cooking. Delicious figs in your favorite dishes. This cuccidate is a simple and easy recipe that has the mouthwatering flavors and tastes of figs. So now you can enjoy both cooking and eating it too
Ingredients
  Dried figs 1 Pound
  Dates 1 Pound
  Raisins 1⁄2 Pound
  Nuts 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
  Cinnamon 2 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Honey 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Flour 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Shortening 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Combine figs, dates and raisins in kettle; add water to cover.
Bring to a boil; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
Drain fruit mixture, reserving 1 cup cooking water.
Grind fruits and nuts through food chopper, using fine blade.
Combine fruits, nuts, cinnamon, pepper, honey and orange juice; work in enough reserved cooking water to soften.
Sift flour, baking powder and salt together.
Combine eggs, sugar, vanilla and shortening in large electric mixer bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy.
Turn mixer control to low speed; add flour mixture and milk alternately until dough is too stiff for mixer to beat.
Stir in remaining flour mixture and milk with spoon.
Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; roll thin.
Cut dough into 3-inch squares; place about 1 tablespoon fruit filling in center of each piece of dough.
Fold dough over filling; seal edges.
Place on greased baking sheet.
Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
Cool on rack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack, Fruit Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Party

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