Fig bars are a favorite of mine.
They are so soft, so creamy, and have a light flavor.
I can’t think of anything else that tastes like that, except figs.
But the flavor of figs can be overpowering, and I’m not sure why.
So, I wanted to make them myself and found that they’re easy to make, and the results are amazing.
You can even use them to make a nice smoothie, and they’re vegan too.
Make a dough, then add some sugar and flour.
Roll it out to about ¾-inch thickness.
Use your fingers to flatten the dough into a rectangle, about 1-inch in diameter.
Cut the dough to length.
Put the dough in a greased bowl, then cover with plastic wrap.
Bake at 325 degrees for about 20 minutes.
Cool and enjoy!
Making Fig Bars (makes about 12 bars)2.
You’ll need:1 cup (1/4 stick) unsalted butter, softened 3 tablespoons maple syrup 1 cup (4 tablespoons) powdered sugar 3 tablespoons cornstarch 3/4 cup (2 tablespoons) sugar 1/2 cup (6 tablespoons) water4.
In a small bowl, whisk together the maple syrup and sugar.
Combine the butter and maple syrup in a large saucepan over medium heat.
Cook, stirring occasionally, until melted and bubbly, about 2 minutes.
Add the cornstech, powdered sugar, and sugar and whisk until thoroughly combined.10.
When the syrup has cooled down to room temperature, add the remaining tablespoon of sugar and stir.
Add in the water, then stir.11.
Let cool for a few minutes.12.
Add a small amount of flour to the melted butter mixture and stir to form a smooth dough.13.
Form a rectangle about 1/4-inch thick.14.
Using a rolling pin, roll out the dough, cutting it into ½-inch-thick slices.15.
Cut each slice into ¼-inch pieces and cut each piece into 12 bars.16.
Place each slice on a baking sheet and bake at 325 degree for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.17.
Cool completely.18. Enjoy!