A question about a recipe: Orange Cardamom Fig Newtons

Hi there! Can you tell me how to substitute dried figs for fresh ones in this recipe? Thanks!

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Orange Cardamom Fig Newtons
Recipe question for: Orange Cardamom Fig Newtons

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bigpan May 9, 2012
Chop the dried figs and soak in warm water until they soften. Drain and use like fresh.
A bit of rum would not hurt.
 
Nozlee S. May 9, 2012
I would soak your figs in boiling water for 20-30 minutes to plump them up, then continue on with the recipe!
 
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