Fig and Nut Cookies

Fig, cranberries and almond pair up in these tasty cookies - a great dessert.

  • Prep Time 60 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup Gold Medal™ whole wheat flour
1/2
cup unprocessed bran
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground allspice
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup butter, melted
2
eggs
1/4
cup finely chopped dried figs
1/4
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
cup sliced almonds
2
teaspoons granulated sugar

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix flours, bran, baking soda, cinnamon and allspice with whisk; set aside. In large bowl, stir together brown sugar, melted butter and eggs. Stir in figs, cranberries and vanilla. Add flour mixture, stirring just until moistened. Gently fold in almonds.
  • 3 Onto cookie sheet, drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls 4 inches apart. Sprinkle evenly with granulated sugar.
  • 4 Bake 12 minutes or until almost set. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.

Expert Tips

When measuring flour, lightly spoon into a dry measuring cup and level with a knife.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
),
Sodium
125mg
125%;
Total Carbohydrate
42g
42%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.