Homemade Fig Snacks for the Whole Family

fig oatmeal energy balls

Snacking is a great way to transition between meals and keep yourself energized all day long, but sometimes it can seem like the ingredients are a bit suspect. Find oodles of fig snacks including fig bars and energy balls to introduce extra nutrition into your day. There’s something for everyone to satiate them when the craving for snacks attacks.

Carrot Cake Energy Balls with Golden Figs

Fig Snacks

When it comes to deciding on Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Dried Golden or Mission Figs, it’s a win-win proposition. Both are chock full of fiber, calcium, potassium, and vitamin K. Eating one half cup of figs has as much calcium as drinking one-half cup of milk, so they’re a great snack on their own.

But sometimes, you want to make better-for-you snacks that resemble things you might find in a grocery store aisle but with ingredients you’ve selected and decide on. We are here for you with ideas! Snack on this:

fig fruit jerky
photo by Annelies Z

Fig Fruit Leather Roll-ups

Fig fruit leather roll-ups are easy to make at home and are as much fun to roll-up as they are to unroll.


fig oatmeal energy balls
photo by Elizabeth Falcigno

Oatmeal Energy Balls

Oatmeal Energy Balls with Mission Figs are like bite-sized PB+J’s. Bonus, you get extra fiber from the oats.

fig flaxseed snack balls
photo by Anne Mauney, RD

Fig Flaxseed Energy Balls

These tasty snack bites feature nutty Golden Figs and omega-rich flaxseeds and walnuts.

Fudgy Chocolate Dried Fig Bliss Balls
photo by Annelies Z

Chocolate Bliss Balls

Heading into a more decadent kind of snack, chocolate bliss balls pack in mission figs and chia seeds for a healthier snack for sweet cravings.

Carrot Cake Energy Balls with Golden Figs
photo by Annelies Z

Golden Fig Carrot Cake Energy Balls

Reminiscent of everyone’s favorite veggie cake, the nutty delicate sweetness of Golden Figs make these two-bite treats sparkle.


fig bars
photo by Cook’s Country

California Fig Bars

Similar to the chewy childhood fig cookie bar, these bars are just right served with a glass of your favorite milk.

anjeer barfi
Puree figs. Cook.

Fig Barfi

Also known as Anjeer (Fig) Barfi, this nutty treat with figs, marzipan and poppyseeds is great for snacking or as a Diwali sweet.

Pistachio & Fig Cous Cous
photo by Louisa Shafia

Pistachio Fig Coins with Rosewater

Made of pistachios and figs, these coins are subtly scented with rosewater and rolled in coconut that is great for Nowruz and for a teatime snack tray.

Figgy Homemade Granola Bars with Honey

Fig Granola Bars

Sweetened with honey and figs, these chewy toasty oat bars have just a touch of ginger to warm them up.

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