December 2020 Fig Focus Newsletter

What to Bake This Weekend for Hanukkah

Hanukkah starts tomorrow. If you are celebrating, reach for our Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Dried Figs to fry up some fig jam filled sufganiyot doughnuts or bake Hanukkah sandwich cookies.

Cardamom fig thumbprint cookies

Where do we start when it comes to Christmas cookies? There are so many kinds! We’ve selected a baker’s dozen of cookies featuring our Orchard Choice and Sun-Maid California Dried Figs for December desserts and homemade gifts:

1. Fig & Orange Sables — a sandy citrusy figgy shortbread
2. Cuccidati — a traditional Italian cookie filled with fig
3. Dark Chocolate Biscotti — double chocolate, double baked
4. Ginger Fig Chewies—winter spices and molasses
5. Fig Thumbprints — jammy with toasty cardamom spice
6. Oatmeal Fig Chocolate Chippers — a combination of two classic cookies
7.  Coconutty FIg Bars for all the coconut fans, dipped in white chocolate
8. Fig Phyllo Bitesflaky and crispy on the outside, jammy on the inside
9. Fig Cranberry Bars with Caramel — rich and fruity
10. Mocha Fig Meringues — perfect with coffee, naturally gluten free
11. Fig Pinwheelsfig swirled buttery cookies
12. Chocolate Hazlenut Fig Bars — crunchy, nutty, chocolatey

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