Although fig bars are standard American fare, fig-filled cookies are also very traditional in Sicily, where they are called cucidati. I’ve decided to merge the two and make a fig bar that is shaped like the industrially made one, but has some typical Sicilian seasonings in it for extra flavor.
Keep the cookies at room temperature between sheets of wax paper in a tin or plastic container with a tight-fitting lid.
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