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Fig, Walnut & White Chip Cookies Recipe
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Fig, Walnut & White Chip Cookies Recipe

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I use figs from my own tree to make these cookies. The white chips add a touch of sweetness.—Michaela Rosenthal, Woodland Hills, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES:36 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES: 36 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup dried figs, finely chopped
  • 1 cup white baking chips, divided
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 132 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 53mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat sugars and butter until blended. Beat in the eggs, cream, lemon peel and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to sugar mixture and mix well. Stir in the figs, 3/4 cup chips and walnuts. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  2. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  3. In a microwave, melt remaining chips; stir until smooth. Drizzle over cookies; let stand until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 3 dozen.
Originally published as Fig, Walnut & White Chip Cookies in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2011, p119


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t-macka 131170
Reviewed Aug. 14, 2012

"Yummy Cookies!"

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