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Fig Envelopes

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 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Flour
  • 3 ts Baking powder
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 2 tb Sugar
  • 2 ts Shortening
  • 3/4 c Milk
  • 1 c Cooked figs, chopped and
  • -well drained
  • 1 Egg, well beaten


Sift flour, measure, and sift with baking powder, salt, and sugar. Cut in
shortening with 2 spatulas. Slowly add enough milk to form a soft dough.
Turn onto lightly floured board. Roll in sheet 1/4 inch thick. Cut in
4-inch squares. Place 2 tablespoons chopped figs on 1/2 of each. Moisten
edges with cold milk. Fold. Press edges together. Brush tops with egg mixed
with 1 tablespoon milk and 1 teaspoon sugar. Place on slightly oiled
baking sheet. Bake in hot oven (450 F) 20 minutes. 6 servings. The
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