Drop Cookies Fig Honey

posted by Ann 06-10-98 6:37 PM

Fig Honey Cookies

1 c dried figs
1/2 c shortening
2 eggs -- well beaten
3 t baking powder
3 T orange zest -- chopped
1/2 c coconut
1/2 t salt
3/4 c sugar
1/2 c honey
2 3/4 c flour
2 T milk
1 t lemon extract

Wash figs, cover with cold water. Simmer 10 minutes. Drain. Cut in pieces. Cream sugar & shortening. Add honey, eggs,
milk. Mix well. Sift flour, measure, sift with baking powder & salt. Add to sugar shortening mixture. Add fruit, coconut, & flavoring. Add orange rind. Mix thoroughly. Drop by teaspoonfuls on well-oiled baking sheet. Bake (435 F) 12-15 minutes.

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