SCRUMPTIOUS is all I have to say about these cookies! They are a great "adult" cookie, the kids might be hunting for the chocolate chips to no avail. The spice combo is perfect, the cinnamon is nicely warming and the clove comes for a nice background kick.
I did deviate slightly from the recipe this week. I ended up substituting the Margarine. I actually don't own any margarine.... I can't even remember the last time I had it in fact. I know it could sound ridiculous to some, I can hear it already "how in the world do you keep a kosher kitchen without it?!?!?!" My secret weapon is Coconut oil or Coconut butter. My mainstay though is the coconut oil. I use it in everything from pie crust to, biscuits to, well, these cookies. :) And they turned out wonderfully. I see the coconut oil as a much healthier alternative to margarine. Just because I keep Kosher does not mean I need to compromise my health. So with the coconut oil I get the best of both worlds.
But enough of my soapbox, you want to know about cookies. Fig Walnut ones to be exact. The recipe is straight forward and easy to follow and did I mention yet, they turned out GREAT! However I did find that I didn't need to press down the cookies to flatten them when they came out of the oven. They were just fine.
One person that I served them to can't get enough! Its a cookie that is reminiscent of a Fig Newton, YUM! Thats a little lighter, and the crunch of the walnut - Mmmm! makes this cookie amazing. You really should try it! Then let me know what you think about it! Don't forget to take a photo of it to post on instagram - use the hash tag #figwalnutcookie for this recipe.