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Fig Crumble Bars

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Does anyone else love fig newtons as much as I do? I have fond memories of eating fig newtons at my grandparents' house as a child. Nowadays, those cookies are more of a treat (think road trip food), not an every day occurrence. If you remember, I bought fig butter (like apple butter, only made with figs) at Trader Joe's a while back for this prosciutto and brie grilled cheese. I had quite a bit of fig butter leftover so I went searching for recipes and found this little gem. Perf

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1/2 c. butter at room temperature
1/2 c. sugar
1/4 c. brown sugar
1 c. white whole wheat flour
1 c. oatmeal (regular or quick cooking)
1/2 t. salt
8-10 oz. fig butter (or fig preserves) at room temperature. (I estimated I used about 10 tablespoons for this recipe. I just used what I had left in my jar. By all means, use the whole 11 oz. jar if you are so inclined. I'm not judging!)
Preheat the oven to 350. Line an 8X8 square baking dish with foil and spray with cooking spray. In a large bowl cream together the butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in the flour, oatmeal and...
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Nutritions

Calories
178

Sodium
91mg
3% DV

Fat
2g
4% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
35g
12% DV

Fiber
4g
19% DV
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