Fig Filled Turnovers

54
Servings
60m
Prep Time
8m
Cook Time
1h 8m
Ready In


"you can substitute the figs with dates, raisins or prunes"

Original recipe yields 54 servings
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  • FOR FILLING

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (26.6 g)
  • Calories 88.5
  • Total Fat - 3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 7.7 mg
  • Sodium - 34.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 14.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.8 g
  • Sugars - 9.2 g
  • Protein - 1.3 g
  • Calcium - 12.6 mg
  • Iron - 0.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Mix thoroughly shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla.

Step 2

Blend in flour, salt, and baking soda.

Step 3

Cover and chill 1 hr.

Step 4

Prepare filling by combining all filing ingredients in a medium saucepan and cooking over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

Step 5

Heat oven to 400.

Step 6

Roll dough out to 1/16 inch thick on lightly floured surface and cut into 3-inch diameter circles.

Step 7

Place 1 teaspoon of filling in on one half of circle and fold dough over filling, pressing edges together to seal.

Step 8

Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet, brush with milk and sprinkle with sugar.

Step 9

Bake 8 to 10 minutes, or until very lightly browned.

Step 10

Immediately remove from baking sheet.

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.

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ellie

Very good and the closest I've come to making fig newtons. I skipped the nuts but otherwise made as directed. They will a bit overbooked so next time I will keep closer watch on them baking closer to the 8 minutes. Thanks for sharing!

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(23 Sep 2021)