Homemade Fig Newtons

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  • Makes

    12

    cookies
    • Difficulty

      Medium

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Flour

By Joanne Chang

Published 2010

  • About

Ah, Fig Newtons! Another typical American after-school and lunch-box treat that I was oblivious to growing up in a Chinese household, where red bean moon cakes and orange slices were our typical snack options. I knew something wasn’t quite right when my friends came over after school and complained that there was nothing to eat. And no one ever wanted to trade lunch-box snacks with me. They turned up their noses at the egg tarts I toted to school and ignored the fruit platters my mom left f

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