Fig Cookies - Sicilian Style

Fig Cookies - Sicilian Style
Fig Cookies - Sicilian Style

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • Filling:

  • 6

    ozs. dried figs, stemmed and diced, soaked in bourbon or rye (enough liquor to cover raisins) for 45 minutes

  • 6

    ozs. golden raisins

  • 1/2

    c. chopped walnuts

  • zest from 1 orange

  • less than 1/2 c each, orange marmalade, sugar

  • 1/4

    c. honey

  • 1

    t. each: cinnamon, nutmeg

  • Dough:

  • 4

    c. sifted flour

  • 2 1/2

    t. baking powder

  • 2

    sticks (1 cup) butter, room temperature

  • 1

    c. sugar

  • 1

    t. vanilla

  • 3

    eggs

  • Frosting: (optional)

  • 2

    c. confectioners’ sugar

  • 2

    T. milk

  • 1/2

    t. vanilla

  • 3

    T. multicolored decorative sprinkles

Directions

1. Heat oven to 375. For filling, combine figs, raisins, walnuts, zest, marmalade, sugar, honey, cinnamon and nutmeg in a food processor. Process until ingedients are finely chopped and mixture is a thick consistency; set aside. 2. For dough, sift together sifted flour and baking powder; set aside. Beat butter and sugar with a mixer on medium high speed. Add vanilla. Add flour mixture, alternating with eggs , one at a time, until combined. Roll out dough on floured board. Cut into 2 ½ inch circles using a biscuit cutter or the floured rim of a glass. 3.Add small amount of filling down to middle of each circle; fold one side over filling, then fold second side over, overlapping slightly. Press down lightly spreading with a little water to seal. Bake on lightly greased baking sheet until light brown around edges about 10-12 minutes. 4. For frosting, combine confectioners sugar, milk and vanilla. Brush frosting over cookies; sprinkle with sprinkles. Or just dust cookies with confectioners' sugar.

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