Sicilian Fig Cookies Recipes

(Biscorri Fico)

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Ingredients

Filling:

  • 1 orange
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 Ibs. pitted dates
  • 1 Ib. seedless raisins
  • 2 Ibs. dried figs, stems removed
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. allspice
  • 1 tsp. cloves
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 c. honey
  • 1 qt. shelled pecans

Directions

  1. Peel and seed orange and lemon.
  2. Reserve half of the rind of each.
  3. Grind all fruits together, including the orange and lemon rind. Using the small blade on the grinder.
  4. Add spices, sugar and honey to fruit mixture.
  5. Mix all ingredients together thoroughly. This is best done with the hands.
  6. Cover bowl and refrigerate overnight.

Author: Unknown
Date First Published: 05/21/2010
Prep Time: 60 minutes
Cook Time: 360 minutes
Yield: