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California Fig Oatmeal Cookies

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c California dried figs
  • -- (coarsely chopped)
  • 3/4 c Shortening
  • 1 c Brown sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 8 tb Water
  • 2 c Flour
  • 2 ts Baking powder
  • 1 ts Cinnamon
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 2 c Quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 c Chopped nut meats


Cover figs with hot water, allow to stand 10 minutes. Pour off water and
reserve for liquid. Snip stems off figs, then chop coarsely. Sift flour,
measure. Then add baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Sift together. Add
oats, chopped figs and nut meats. Cream shortening; add sugar, cream
together thoroughly. Add well-beaten egg, then add sifted dry ingredients
alternately with water to form dough. Drop by teaspoonfuls on greased
cookie sheet and bake at 400 F. for 10 minutes.

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