Fig Crispies

CC Payne


I created this after growing weary of fig preserves every year. Very tasty but also healthy!


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20 Min
20 Min


  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 c
    butter (do not substitute)
  • 1
  • 2 c
    wheat flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1 1/2 c
    chopped fresh figs
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans (walnuts would also be good)

How to Make Fig Crispies


  1. Cream: brown sugar & butter, in medium bowl add egg
  2. Sift together: wheat flour, soda, baking powder, sea salt and cloves.
    Add to cream mixture
  3. Fold in figs & pecans
    The mixture is dry, do not worry about this. Cool in fridge for apprx 20 mins. This is when I clean up & get my cooling racks ready.
  4. Form into small balls (not quite an inch, they will rise). On greased cookie sheet place 2 inches apart.
    Bake at 350 for 20 mins.
    Cook completely and dust with Confectioners sugar.

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About Fig Crispies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Carb

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