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Shaping by Hand

Of all the cookie recipes I’ve baked one of my favorites is¬†Homemade Fig Newtons. Perhaps it is the gooey fig center of dried figs moistened with fresh orange juice. Or maybe I can’t resist the little pastry wings that bake onto the edges of these homemade Fig Newtons. It could be the satisfaction of making something you typically buy, but which has the bonus of tasting even better than the store-bought version. Or simply the alchemy of nostalgia mixed with butter, sugar and figs. ¬†However you slice it up, this recipe should definitely be in your recipe box, filed under Yummy.

Homemade Fig Newtons

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