Fig Bars

Vanessa "Nikita" Milare

By
@Kitkat777

Yes Santa will also love this 11th cookie for the 25 Days of Cookies. I know I would.


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Serves:

16

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

CRUST:

1/2 c
butter, softened
1/4 c
sugar
1/4 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
all purpose flour

FILLING:

1/4 c
sugar
1 c
water, boiling
1 pkg
mission figs, dried & chopped

TOPPING:

1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
3 Tbsp
butter, cold
1/4 c
quick cooking oats
1/4 c
walnuts, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
First pre-heat oven to 350°F. Then spray a 9 inch square pan with cooking spray. Then in a small bowl beat 1/2 cup butter, 1/4 cup granulated sugar & the vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Then on low speed beat in 1 cup flour until soft dough forms. Then press dough in bottom of pan. Then bake for about 10 to 15 mins or until center is set.
2
Next in a 2 quart saucepan cook filling ingredients over medium-high heat 5 to 10 mins. Make sure to stir frequently until figs are tender and most of liquid is absorbed. Then spread over crust.
3
Next in a small bowl mix 1/4 cup flour, the brown sugar & 3 tablespoons butter, using pastry blender or fork, until crumbly. Then stir in oats & walnuts. Sprinkle over filling.
4
Then bake for about 15 to 20 mins longer or until edges are bubbly & topping is light golden brown. Then cool completely about 1 hour. The to cut the bars cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Desserts
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #Oats, #walnuts, #fig