Old Fashioned Fig Bars Recipe

Old Fashioned Fig Bars Recipe

This old fashioned fig bars recipe is a delight to bake and eat. Fig bar cookies happen to be really delicious and the taste and aroma is really great. You can make these delicious bars at your own home with this recipe. 

How to Make Fig Bars ?

Fruit bars are generally easy to make. The structure is similar to pies only the shape and formation is different. This fresh fig cookie bar recipe will have you yearning for more of these homemade fig bars with fresh figs.

Let us get into the recipe of making these fig bars.

Fig Newton Ingredients That You Will Need Are:

For the filling: 

Two cups of chopped fresh figs

One cup of orange juice

One cup of apple juice

Half a teaspoon of ground cinnamon

Four tablespoons of sugar

Zest of one orange

For the dough: 

Three cups of all-purpose flour

Half a cup of sugar

Half a teaspoon of salt

3/4th of a teaspoon of baking powder

3/8th of a teaspoon of baking soda

Half a teaspoon of cinnamon powder

Twelve tablespoons of unsalted butter

Four eggs

Method of Preparing the Fresh Fig Cookies Step by Step:


Step 1: In a pan, add the figs, orange juice, apple juice, ground cinnamon, sugar and orange zest. Stir and let it cook. 

Step 2: When the figs absorb all the other ingredients, take the pan off the heat and let cool slightly.

Step 3: A sit cools, ready the food processor. Puree the mixture until it is smooth. Then refrigerate it till it is time to bake. 


Step 1: Mix the dry ingredients and gradually mix the butter with that mix. 

Step 2: Whisk 3 eggs and mix with the dry mixture. Form dough and let rest. Refrigerate for about 2 hours. 

Step 3: Ready the dough into divided sections and roll into rectangular shapes. Cut into bar-shaped strips. 

Step 4: Fill the middle with fig puree, cover and do egg wash so they stick. Press on them so they stick. Brush the surface with egg wash. Bake for 15 minutes.

Step 5: Take out of the he oven, cut into 1 inch bars. Serve and enjoy.


Here you go the recipe for fresh fig dessert bars. You can now make it on your own by following this delicious recipe. You will have a great time baking these little treats.

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