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    Hazelnut Fig Twists

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    55 mins

    25 mins

    30 mins

    Sharon123's Note:

    You will love these! Did you know hazelnuts are a rich source of dietary fiber, vitamin E, magnesium, and heart healthy B vitamins? Adapted from the Hazelnut Council.

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    Fig Preserve(use 3/4 cup)


    1. 1
      To make Fig Preserve:.
    2. 2
      Sauté the chopped shallots in butter until softened, but not browned. Add chopped dried mission figs, port and dried thyme. Simmer for 5 to 7 minutes or until figs are tender and most of liquid is absorbed; cool.
    3. 3
      Purée in food processor to a rough paste.
    4. 4
      To prepare Twists:.
    5. 5
      Preheat oven to 400*F.
    6. 6
      Place pastry sheets on lightly floured work surface. Beat egg and water, set aside. Spread fig preserve evenly over one pastry sheet. Sprinkle blue cheese and 3/4 cup hazelnuts over preserve. Place second pastry sheet over hazelnuts.
    7. 7
      Brush top of pastry with beaten egg. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup chopped hazelnuts, gently pressing nuts into pastry. Turn pastry over and repeat with beaten egg and remaining hazelnuts. Pastry should measure 9x12".
    8. 8
      Cut pastry across shortest width into 1/2-inch strips. Twist and arrange on greased baking sheet. Bake at 400*F for 15 minutes or until risen and golden. Cool on wire rack.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 13, 2007


      Yum!! I am so sorry I only made a half batch. Crispy sweet and savory -- terrific with a glass of riesling. I'll make these again -- a full batch for sure.

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    Nutritional Facts for Hazelnut Fig Twists

    Serving Size: 1 (1091 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 217.1
    Calories from Fat 137
    Total Fat 15.2 g
    Saturated Fat 3.7 g
    Cholesterol 14.4 mg
    Sodium 127.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 15.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
    Sugars 3.3 g
    Protein 4.2 g

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