Fig Newton Bars

Ingredients

1 cup butter
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 1/2 cups ground figs (1 lb. whole figs) or 1 cup water
3/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons flour
1/4 cup nuts
2 tablespoons orange juice

Preparation

1
Mix butter, eggs, lemon juice, brown sugar, and vanilla well in a large bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk flour, salt, soda, and baking powder. Add this flour mixture to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined. Wrap in plastic and chill for 30 minutes.
2
Boil figs and water 5 minutes. Blend in sugar, flour, nuts, orange juice. Cook until thick. Cool.
3
Roll half of the chilled dough into an 18 x 12 x 1/8 inch rectangle. Cut into 4 strips, each 3 inches wide. Put cooled filling down center of strip. Fold each side over. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes.

 



Yield:

20.0 servings

Added:

December 15, 2009

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