Fabulous Food Recipes October 5, 2022

Oatmeal Cookies with Figs & Nuts

(Photo & Recipe Source: californiagrown.com)

I absolutely love figs!  Anytime I find a recipe that has figs, I must give it a try.  This recipe is quite tasty and hope you enjoy it as well.  This cookie recipe is perfect for the upcoming fall holiday season.  This healthy oatmeal cookie is loaded with golden dried figs and crunchy walnuts, which make it incredibly chewy and moist.  Enjoy!

 Prep Time: 10 minutes
 Cook Time: 15 minutes
 Total Time: 25 minutes
 Servings: 24 cookies
 Calories: 196 kcal


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 2/3 cup flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cup quick cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup dried golden figs
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped (can substitute with pecans or almonds if preferred)


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Using a mixer, mix together the butter and sugars until fluffy.
  • Add in the egg and vanilla and mix until combined well.
  • In another bowl, add the flour, soda, powder, salt and nutmeg and stir well. Add in batches to the butter mixture, mixing well after each addition.
  • Fold in the oats, figs and walnuts until evenly distributed.
  • Scoop 2 tablespoons of dough onto the parchment paper, making sure to keep at least 3 inches between scoops.
  • Bake for 12-14 minutes or until done. Cookie may not look all the way done in the middle but it will continue to cook for a few minutes after removed. Allow to cool on the pan for a few minutes and then transfer cookies to a cooling rack.



Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 130mg | Potassium: 76mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 247IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg