Recipe: Vegan Fig Cookies

Recipe- Vegan Fig Biscuits
Image credit: Kaylee's Eatery.

Kaylee’s Eatery, located in Bedfordview, shares a simple recipe for vegan fig cookies using delicious and wholesome ingredients to nourish your cookie craving. These are perfect for enjoying with a hot cup of tea or coffee.

Ingredients:

Dough:​
– 280 grams​ all-purpose flour.
– 30 grams​ almond flour.
– 1/2 teaspoon​ salt.
– 6 Tablespoons​ melted coconut oil.
– 225 grams​ maple syrup.

Filling:
– 2 cups​ dried figs.
– 1.5 cups​ of apple juice.
– 1 Tablespoon​ vanilla essence.
– ​ 1/4 teaspoon​ salt.



Method for the dough:
– Sift all-purpose flour and almond flour. Set aside.​
– In another bowl, whisk syrup, coconut oil and salt.​
– Add wet mix to dry and mix until just combined. ​
– Divide dough in half and flatten into two discs in glad wrap. Set aside in the fridge for 10-15 minutes.​

Method for the filling:
– In a saucepan, combine all ingredients and bring the liquid to a simmer for 5-10 minutes.​
– Remove figs from liquid and set aside.​
– In a food processor, puree fig and slowly add liquid (enough to make a spreadable filling). ​- Place in the fridge to cool.​

To construct the cookies:
– Roll out dough on parchment paper to resemble a triangle that is about 3mm thick.​
– Spread filling evenly and tightly roll.​
– Place cookies in the freezer for 20-30 minutes until hard. ​
– Using a bread knife, slice cookies into 3mm rounds. ​
– Bake for 10-15 minutes until golden.

Kaylee’s Eatery
011 524 7603
https://kaylees.co.za