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Nut Stuffed Figs

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Ingredients
  Dried figs 24 (One 12 Ounce Package, Whole)
  Orange juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Pecan halves 24
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Remove stem end from figs.
Combine orange juice, lemon peel and juice, and 3 tablespoons sugar.
Pour over figs in saucepan.
Heat to boiling.
Simmer, covered, till fruit is tender, about 45 minutes.
Drain well; cool.
Insert knife in stem end of each fig to form a pocket.
Fill each with a pecan half.
Roll figs in remaining sugar.
Dry overnight.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Simmering
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Nut
Interest: 
Everyday, Kids, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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