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Fig Newtons on the Nesco Snackmaster Pro
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Fig Newtons on the Nesco Snackmaster Pro

Oh my goodness! It worked! Fig newtons on the Nesco Snackmaster Pro came out absolutely fantastically! Moist, tender, and packed with figgy flavor. I could not have been happier.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 2 days
Total Time 2 days 20 minutes
Servings 24 servings
Calories 114kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 8 ounces figs fresh
  • water

Instructions

  • Place the flour, milk and vanilla extract in a large bowl. Mix with your hands until it forms a dough. The dough will be slightly dry but will still hold its form when pressed.
  • Place the figs into a food process.
  • Add 1/4 cup of water and pulse a few times. If the figs form a paste you are done. If not, add a bit more water and pulse again. Continue until you get a firm paste, but do not add too much water that it becomes runny.
  • Roll the dough out on a flat surface. Form a rectangle that is 6" deep and about 1/4" thick. Don't worry about the width of the dough.
  • Spread the fig paste down the center 2" of the dough, leaving 2" above and below to the edges of the dough.
  • Fold the edges over the fig filling. The dough might split a bit along the edges. Use your fingers to pinch it back together.
  • Use a pastry or pizza cutter or sharp knife to cut the dough into 2" pieces.
  • Transfer cookies to the Nesco Snackmaster Pro trays. Note: Our fig newtons were pretty thick so they they did like to stick to the tray above them. Don't fret that, they'll come out fine. I do recommend that you do not place any cookies on the top rack, the one closest to the dehydrator motor as they may stick to it.
  • Set the temperature to 115 F and dry for up to 48 hours or until the dough is soft but dry.

Nutrition

Calories: 114kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 22mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 13IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1mg