California Fig Cookies

Preparation info
  • Makes

    4 dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Favorite of California ranchers—bake them and you’ll understand why


  • 1 c. chopped golden or black figs (½ lb.)
  • c.


  • Cook figs with water, stirring frequently, until thickened, about 5 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  • Beat butter with both sugars until light and fluffy; beat in egg and vanilla to blend well.
  • Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Mix into creamed mixture. Then stir in cooled figs.
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls about 2" apart onto lightly greased bak