Is it a cookie or a candy? No matter which answer folks choose, they find these minty morsels yummy. The recipe makes so much that you can whip up tons of gifts at once. —Adina Skilbred, Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin
As Nabisco likes to remind us, Fig Newtons aren't just cookies, they're fruit and cake. True to that legacy, our homemade version pairs an easy, no-cook fig preserve with a soft dough inspired by yellow cake.