Italian Fig Bars
Italian Fig Bars
    Ingredients
    For the Filling:
    For the Dough:
    For the Icing:
    Instructions
    For the Filling:
    1. Soak raisins and figs in warm water. Drain, Add raisins, figs and dates in food old fashion grinder or food processor. Add the remainder of ingredients and mix together. Set aside.
    For the Dough:
    1. Mix together and drizzle over fig cookie bars.
    For the Icing:
    1. Mix eggs, shortening and sugar in mixer. Sift flour, baking powder and salt. Add alternately to the first mixture along with milk and vanilla. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours (It rolls out easier) Roll out dough as thick as piecrust. Cut into 3-inch wide strips. Put filling in center and fold over dough. Cut into 1 1/2 inch bars. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Recipe makes about 80 bars. Recipe can be cut in half.