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Chewy Fig Oatmeal Cookies Recipe


1/4 c Brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c Honey
1/3 c Dried figs, ground & packed
2/3 c Margarine or butter
6 tb Egg substitute; -OR-
2 -Eggs
1 ts Baking soda
1/2 ts Salt
1/2 ts Cinnamon
1/2 ts Vanilla
2 tb Dried figs, ground
1/4 ts Nutmeg
1 1/2 c All-purpose flour
1 1/3 c Quick rolled oatmeal
1/2 c Nuts, finely ground (opt.)

[NOTE: for a no sugar variation, substitute same amount of white grape
juice concentrate or apple juice concentrate for brown sugar.]

In a large bowl, beat brown sugar, honey, first quantity of figs and
margarine until creamy, about 3-5 minutes. Add eggs to creamed
ingredients and mix until well blended. In a separate bowl, blend
baking soda, salt, cinnamon, vanilla, remaining figs, and nutmeg
thoroughly, and add to creamed mixture. Add flour, oatmeal, and nuts
(optional) and mix 2 minutes on low speed, then 3 minutes on medium
speed. Drop by teaspoonfuls on greased cookie sheet and bake at 350
F for 10 to 15 minute according to preference of softer or crunchier