fig bars

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Vanessa "Nikita" Milare
from Hilo, HI

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

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 16
prep time 30 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For fig bars

  • 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
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How To Make fig bars

  • 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.
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