Prep 30 mins
Cook 25 mins
Recipe source: California Fig Advisory Board. I found this recipe in the Sept.30/89 issue of the Winnipeg Free Press. Haven't tried it but it looks good.
- 2 cups dried figs
- 1⁄3 cup sugar
- 1⁄4 cup lemon juice
- 6 cups granola cereal
- 1 1⁄2 cups brown sugar, firmly packed
- 1 cup flour
- 1 cup chopped toasted almond
- 1 1⁄2 cups butter, melted
- Chop figs in a food processor with an off and on motion.
- Add sugar and lemon juice, blending till smooth.
- Combine granola, brown sugar, flour and almonds in a large mixing bowl.
- Reserve 4 cups of this mixture.
- Press remaining mixture evenly into a greased 9 x 13 pan.
- Spread filling over top and cover with remaining 4 cups of granola mixture; press lightly with hands.
- Bake at 375 degF for about 25 minutes or until golden.
- Cut while still warm.
- Serve as a dessert (12 servings), topped with whipped cream or ice cream.
- Can also be cut into 32 bars.