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Fig Newtons Recipes

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These delicious fruit bars are enjoyed by many and can be made at home. This is page contains Fig Newtons recipes.


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April 20, 2014

My grandson Lance loves Fig cookies!

Total Time: 2 and 1/2 hours

Source: Scribbled in a book!


  • 1 lb dried figs or 2 lbs. fresh figs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water for fresh figs
  • 1 cup water for dried figs
  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperture
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp cream or milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder


  1. Soak diced figs in water for one hour. Add sugar, cook on medium heat until a thin jam consistency. Beat sugar, butter, egg, milk and vanilla until well blended. Add dry ingredients. Mix well and refrigerate for one hour.
  2. On well floured surface, I mean really well floured surface, place 1/2 of the dough; knead about 6 times.
  3. Roll out to 1/4 inch thick.Line 13 x 9 inch glass dish; cover with figs. Roll remaining dough, cover figs.
  4. Cook at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes.
  5. Let cool and cut into squares.
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May 4, 20170 found this helpful

Could you please let me have the directions for making pastry as There are no directions for making the pastry in the recipe. Thank you Marie

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