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Fig Squares
/ Cuisine: United States


Qty unit Ingredient
1 cup
3/4 cup
1/4 teaspoon
1/3 cup
2 tablespoons
1 cup
1 cup


You can use your favourite nuts for this recipe. Almonds, hazelnuts, and walnuts go very well with figs.

Combine figs, nuts, salt, and ginger in a food processor and process well. Add lemon juice and pulse until the mixture comes together resembling a dough ball.

Turn out onto a cutting board coated with powdered sugar. Roll thin. Cut into 1-inch squares.

Stack in layers of three, sprinkling the coconut between the layers. Enjoy this healthy snack.

Karen M. | January 17th, 2022

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