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Homemade Fig Newtons

These Homemade Fig Newtons are better than store bought and actually super easy to make! A delicious and soft oatmeal based cookie, wrapped around a sweet fig filling, and soft baked to perfection. If you thought the ones in the store were delicious, just wait until you make your own! 

4 Quick Tips For Homemade Fig Newtons

01 Cut the stems off the figs before puréeing.

02 Do not over mix the cookie dough!

03 Don't press too hard when sealing the cookies

04 Be careful when folding the cookies.

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Place dried figs in the bowl of a food processor. Purée.

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Combine fig paste, almond flour, powdered sugar, and salt in the bowl of an electric mixer.

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Add eggs and mix.

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Stir in orange zest and vanilla.

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In a large bowl, whisk together oat flour, all purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

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With an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar.

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Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each.

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Mix in vanilla.

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Stir in flour mixture just until blended. Divide the dough into thirds.

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Place on an un-floured piece of parchment. Sprinkle top with flour.

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Roll into a rectangle that is 4" wide and 1/8" thick. Trim.

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Pipe filling straight down the middle third of dough.

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Fold the right side of the dough over the filling.

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Roll the dough over to the left so that the seam is on the bottom. Press gently.

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Cut into 1-1/2 inch pieces.

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Place cookies on prepared baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 7-8 minutes.

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