Italian Fig Pinwheels
1 cup chopped. Mission figs
1\2 cup pecans
1/4 cup dark raisins
Chop well in food processor til medium fine
2 1/2 Tbsp white sugar
1 egg white
1stick unsalted butter room temp
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup light brown sugar
Beat well until light and forms a ball
Add 1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla flavoring
2 cups flour
Mix well ….. Form into log and cut into 3rds. Wrap in wax paper and chill dough.
On wax paper Roll out one of your sections into a rectangle about 1/4 thick, spread fig filling on dough, wrap tightly using wax paper as you lift and roll into taught log. Wrap in wax paper again and refrigerate.
Do this 2 more times with the other pcs of dough.
Preheat oven to 325….. Slice cookies about 1/4 inch and lay on cookie sheet with parchment paper.
Bake about 10-12 min. Check them after 10 minutes.
Let set on pan about 5 min. Remove with spatula and completely cool.
Makes about 36 cookies!