Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Fresh Fig Cookies

When fresh figs are in season, these yummy cookies comes to mind. I love using fresh figs because they're all natural and no added sugar than the dried variety

These lovelies are moist and perfect snacks on the run

Fresh Fig Cookies

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinammon
  • 1-2 cups of chopped fresh figs (I took the skin out, but you have the option not to)
  • 1/2 cup of white chocolate
  • 1/2 cup of sliced almond or your choice of nuts

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Cream sugar and shortening and add beaten egg
  • Sift dry ingredients and blend with creamed mixture. Fold in figs, white chocolate, and nuts
  • Drop by spoonfuls on greased sheet. Bake for 15-20 minutes

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