fig Bars

Preparation Time: 30 Minutes.

Cooking Time: 10 Minutes.

Baking Time: 10 to 12 Minutes.

Oven Temperature: 375 Degrees F.

Chilling Time: 3 to 4 Hours or Overnight.

Children Will Love These fig Bars That Look And TasteSo Much Like The Commercial Product, Only Much Better.

For 40 Bars You Will Need:

fig Filling (recipe Follows):

Finely Chop 1 Package (12 Ounce) Moist Dried figs. MixIn Saucepan With 1/4 Cup sugar, 3/4 Cup water And 2Tablespoons lemon juice. Place Over Medium Heat. Cook,Stirring, For 10 Minutes or Until Thick And Jam-Like.Remove From Heat. Cool. Cover And Chill.

  • 1. Prepare fig Filling. Set Aside.
  • 2. With Mixer, Beat Together butter, sugar, eggs AndVanilla Until Well Blended.
  • 3. Mix flour, salt And baking soda. Stir Into FirstMixture (dough Will be Stiff). Wrap in Plastic Wrap.Chill For 3 to 4 Hours or Overnight.
  • 4. When Ready to Bake, Turn Dough Out on Lightly

Floured Surface. Roll Into a 14 by 12 Inch Rectangle.Cut Into 4 Strips 3 1/2 by 12 Inches Long.

  • 5. Spoon Filling Evenly Down Center of Strips. WithSpatula, Turn in Sides of Strips. Press Edges TogetherTo Seal. Cut Each Strip Into 10 Pieces. Arrange SeamSide Down on Baking Sheets.
  • 6. Bake at 375 Degrees F. For 10 to 12 Minutes OrUntil Firm And Lightly Browned. Remove to Racks To

Cool. Store Airtight.

Tips: by Chilling Dough Overnight, You Will Need MuchLess flour to Roll it Out Since it is Less Likely ToStick to The Surface.


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