Figgy Pudding Butter Cookies
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Rose S. January 23, 2021
These came out to sticky to roll! I'm a good cook and seni~professional baker. How much better these might have been if ingredients had been in weights. Put extra brandy in glaze to make them edible.
KelseyB December 11, 2019
I brought these to a cookie exchange over the Christmas holiday. A welcome break from the norm and delicious throwback to older holiday flavors.
Amy L. November 22, 2019
These cookies are incredible!! Growing up we had a bakery that would make these delicious, toffee-like danishes, and now that the bakery is gone, making the recipe is very laborious. This recipe tastes so similar, minus some flakiness, since they are cookies, and hours of work-thank you! They remind me of stollen a bit, too. So so good! I only needed half the amount of icing and it was plenty, and I made them with Whole grain einkorn flour instead. These will be a new staple!
trysteroo October 15, 2019
These are among the best Christmas cookies I've ever made. They keep well too, so you can make them ahead!
Renee D. December 7, 2016
Used apple brandy in the glaze and almost licked the drippings off the counter it was so yummy. Next up: convert to gluten-free.
Beverly C. January 19, 2014
I am not a baker but these sound delicious. I have a surplus of dates and wonder if they could be substituted for figs?
Sarah|PickledCapers December 17, 2013
These would certainly be worth caroling interminably. The brandy-glaze itself would have me singing at top volume.
jevyn December 16, 2013
These taste wonderful. My problem was the dough became too soft to handle, even after being in the refrigerator. Next time, I would just drop them instead of trying to cut them out. Also, the glaze was uneccessary to my palette (I don't like really sweet food). Everyone loved them though. A keeper!
yomabes December 13, 2013
can i use rum instead of brandy for the glaze? i've been looking at this recipe for days and can't wait to finally make them this weekend.
JJGood December 11, 2013
FYI, my family (that is, my parents and sister) will no longer let me not make these at Christmas.
kellee December 2, 2013
Do you think this recipe would work with mission figs? I have those on hand.
celliejoe December 2, 2013
i made these & they were a big hit. i didn't have time to roll them out, so used a small cookie scoop, then flattened them a little. they were perfect!
Trudy M. December 1, 2013
What suggestion do you have for using the figgy milk? Seems too good to toss.
Christina M. November 15, 2019
My husband added it to his morning smoothie. A few years too late for you, Trudy. But still...
ChefJune October 11, 2013
So I've decided I'm going to bake all my holiday gifts this year, and this cookie is going to be among the chosen. I have some fresh figs in my freezer, and am wondering how they would do in the cookie.
Cena January 17, 2013
These got scarfed up during my family christmas. Not too sweet, goes great with coffee, tea, a glass of wine... They are a little chewier than I might have expected, but my mother and boyfriend insisted that that made them perfect, since the fig chunks were chewy too!
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