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       Title: Fig Honey Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 36 servings
       1 c  Dried figs
     1/2 c  Shortening
       2 lg Eggs; well beaten
       3 ts Baking powder
       3 tb Orange rind; chopped
     1/2 c  Coconut
     1/2 ts Salt
     3/4 c  Sugar
     1/2 c  Honey
   2 3/4 c  All-purpose flour
       2 tb Milk
       1 ts Lemon extract
     Wash figs, cover with cold water.  Simmer 10 minutes. Drain. Cut in
   pieces. Cream sugar and shortening.  Add honey, eggs, and milk. Mix
   thoroughly.  Sift flour, measure, and sift with baking powder, and salt.
   Add to sugar and shortening mixture. Add fruit, coconut, and flavoring. Add
   orange rind.  Mix thoroughly.
     Drop by teaspoonfuls onto well-oiled baking sheet.  Bake in hot oven (435
   F) 12-15 minutes.  36 servings.