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Fig and Pear Bars
Source: dLife

Sweet, chewy fig and dried pear treats.

Rating:
Prep Time: 40 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 30 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 72.0
Total Carbs 12.6 g
Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
Sugars 6.1 g
Total Fat 2.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.4 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Potassium 62.7 mg
Protein 1.4 g
Sodium 65.1 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1/2 Fruits , 1/2 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

0 3/4 cup  Figs, dried
0 3/4 cup  Pears, sulfured, dried, halves
0 1/2 cup  cold water
2 tbsp  packed light brown sugar
5 tbsp  margarine
2 tbsp  sugar
3 each  egg whites
1 tsp  vanilla extract
1 3/4 cup  white all purpose flour
0 1/2 tsp  baking soda
0 1/4 tsp  salt
2 tbsp  Milk, 2%, with add calcium & vitamin A & D
Directions
  1. Combine figs, pears, water, and brown sugar in a pot and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer 20 minutes, until mixture is thick. Using a food processor blender, puree mixture until smooth.
  2. Using electric beaters, blend margarine and sugar until fluffy; mix in egg whites and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt and gradually mix into margarine mixture. Form dough into 4 logs, wrap in plastic wrap, and chill 1 hour.
  3. Roll 1 log out on a floured surface into a 12 x 5-inch flat rectangle. Spread 1/4 of the fruit mixture onto dough. Fold sides of dough over filling, pressing edges to seal. Slice log in half and lay seam side down on a greased cookie sheet.
  4. Continue making logs with the rest of the ingredients. Coat each log with milk.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F for 12 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool and slice into bars.

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