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Baked Figs with Almonds... the chocolate of the poor. Nonna usually makes lots of these and stores them for a long time in a glass jar with the figs layered and with several bay leaves between the layers for added flavor. Store the jar in a cool dry place. your social media marketing partner
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1 Dozen
  • 24 Dried Figs
  • 24 Almonds
  • Peel of one lemon cut in small pieces.
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  1. Wash the figs in warm water and dry. your social media marketing partner
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Butterfly all the figs and place them on a board. your social media marketing partner
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Add several pieces of lemon peel on one of the butterflied figs. your social media marketing partner
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Add an almond on each side of the butterflied fig and cover with the other fig. Press them well together and bake at 200F for 1 hour. Check on the color and temperature as cooking time may vary from oven to oven.  They are done once they are golden brown. your social media marketing partner
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