Fruit Newts

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

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Mrs. Witty's Monster Cookies

Mrs. Witty's Monster Cookies

By Helen Witty

Published 1983

  • About

Fill these tender, not-too-sweet bars with figs and raisins, or prunes and walnuts, or apricots and almonds-recipes for all three fillings are given. Any one of the three newts is tempting enough to bring on chain consumption, especially by those who grew up regarding the store-bought version as a great treat. Eat your heart out, makers of trademarked and shelf-dwelling Fig Newtons—these are better. (Does anyone know where “Newton” came from?)