Fig Newton Bars

Recipe by Mercy
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream the shortening and 1 cup sugar; add the egg and beat until light and fluffy.
  • Mix the milk with the vanilla.
  • Sift salt, flour and baking powder together; add alternately with milk to creamed mixture.
  • Blend well.
  • Roll out to 1/8 inch thickness on lightly floured board (rectangle shape).
  • Put figs in saucepan with remaining sugar and 1 cup boiling water.
  • Boil 5 minutes; cool.
  • Spread the cooked mixture over half the dough; fold over the other half of the dough to cover.
  • Cut into rectangular bars.
  • Bake in 400°F for 12 to 15 minutes.
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