Fig Bars
  • 1½ cups Great Lakes Garland Figs, chopped
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ cup Butter
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 3 teaspoons Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • ¾ cup Flour
  • ½ teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  1. Combine figs, sugar and water in small saucepan and cook over medium heat. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  2. Cream together butter and sugar in large mixing bowl. Add milk and vanilla and stir until smooth. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in the creamed mixture. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 F (175 C). Lightly grease an 8 x 8 inch pan. Divide the dough into two pieces and knead gently. Roll out on floured surface to ¼ inch thickness. Lay one piece of dough in the pan. Spread the fig mixture over the dough and then cover with the other piece of dough. Bake until golden brown. (25-30 minutes.) Cool and cut into squares.
Recipe by Great Lakes International Trading, Inc. at