Fig Newton Coffee Cake

Fig Newton Coffee Cake

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Anna Sciancalepore Antoniello


Any flavor Newton will do, I think the raspberry is my favorite. You probably can mix and match too. Maybe apple cinnamon with some fig. Be creative. Have fun baking!



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30 Min
40 Min



  • 1/3 c
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 large
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c

  • 2/3 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter, cold
  • 15
    fig newton cookies, crumbled

  • 1 c
  • 1/3 c
  • 1/3 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 stick
    cold unsalted butter, cubed

How to Make Fig Newton Coffee Cake


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8" X 8" or 9" X 9" baking pan.
  2. For batter cream butter and sugar together and beat in eggs and vanilla.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk; set aside.
  4. For filling combine brown sugar, cinnamon and cut in butter until crumbly. Fold in crumbled cookies; set aside.
  5. Spread a third of the batter into pan. Top with half of the filling. Repeat layers. Top with remaining batter.
  6. For topping stir together flour, sugars and salt. Cut in butter and stir in oats. Press together and top coffee cake with large crumbles.
  7. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack before cutting.

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