dried figs and orange cookies


Autumn is here and the heat is gone. Preparing delicious dishes, cakes, cookies and baked desserts and being more at home is a lot more appealing. We bring you an extraordinary recipe for you to prepare for your family and friends, totally natural and healthy cookies you can impress your guests with.

The star ingredient is dried figs, with which you will also provide calcium, magnesium, fiber, etc.


The recipe is easy. Below we tell you the ingredients you will need so that you can anticipate and get everything before you start, at the bottom you will find the step-by-step guide. Let's go! 




For the dough:

100 g flour


100 g whole wheat flour


Half a teaspoon of ground cardamom


A quarter teaspoon of baking soda


A pinch of salt


140 g butter


60 g brown sugar 


3 egg yolks


1 teaspoon vanilla essence


 3 tablespoons of honey


Orange zest to taste



For the filling:

Dried figs 400 g


Orange juice 4 tablespoons


Orange zest


Lemon zest


Sugar 2 tablespoons


Cinnamon 1 teaspoon


Peeled almonds 40 grams


Triple sec liqueur (or triple sec)



In a bowl, hydrate the dried figs with hot water. 


Meanwhile, prepare the dough. First beat the butter with brown sugar. Then add the egg yolks, honey, vanilla essence and orange zest. Finally, add the mixed and sifted dry ingredients and mix in the dough without kneading it yet. Then wrap the dough in plastic wrap and put it in the refrigerator. 


Return with the figs, strain them and mix with the orange juice, zest, sugar and chopped almonds. You can add a little triple sec liqueur to obtain that delicious orange flavor. 


On a floured kitchen paper, stretch the dough into a rectangle, leaving approximately 4 mm thick. Place a cylinder of filling on the dough and wrap them. Join and close the dough with the dough, pressing it with your fingers. 


Repeat the operation forming several cylinders.


Bake one or more cylinders in a medium oven for about 12 minutes, remove from the oven and cut immediately into rounds of 1 to 2 cm. 


Finally, sprinkle them with powdered sugar, now they are ready to enjoy!