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If you were following along last month, then you’re aware I did a little 12 Days of Cookies thing for the holidays. If you weren’t, well, I did a little 12 Days of Cookies thing for the holidays. The second post of the series was Fig Mezzaluna, delicate little pastry moons filled with the most delicious, spiced fig filling. Ever since, I’ve been thinking about that damn filling and coming up with ideas on what else I could make with it. What could I wrap that wondrous concoction in? It would make a fantastic baklava kind of thing, nestled between layers of phyllo and drizzled with honey. It could fill some fantastic thumbprint cookies. My thoughts also turned to Fig Newtons, naturally. I grew up in the 70’s. Of course I’d think of Fig Newtons. How good would that filling be wrapped up in a nutty, whole wheat dough? I swooned to think of it.

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Day 2 of the 12 Days of Cookies and this is by far my favorite. I was going to save this one for the last post, on Christmas Day, but decided it would be a damn shame if you didn’t get a chance to make it sooner. So I gave it a boost, and pushed it right up to the front. Trust me on this one.

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