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Fig Oatmeal Cookies

No recipe image available.Wholesome, moist oatmeal cookies made with chopped figs and naturally sweetened with honey—and a tadbit of brown sugar.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup honey
1/3 cup chopped figs
2/3 cup butter or margarine
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons chopped figs
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/3 cups quick-cooking oats
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a baking sheet; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, with an electric mixer on medium speed, beat brown sugar, honey, 1/3 cup figs and butter until creamy, 3 to 5 minutes. Add eggs and beat until well blended.
  3. In a separate bowl blend together baking soda, salt, cinnamon, vanilla, 2 tablespoons figs and nutmeg; add to the creamed mixture. Add flour, oats and walnuts; mix for 2 minutes on low speed, then 3 minutes on medium speed.
  4. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2-inches apart onto prepared baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes. Transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

Makes 3 dozen cookies.