---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.02
  
       Title: Tasty Fig Layer Bars
  Categories: Cookies, Low-fat
       Yield: 30 servings
  
       1 c  Brown sugar
       1 c  Margarine or butter
     1/2 ts Salt
   1 3/4 c  Rolled oats
   1 3/4 c  Flour; sifted
     1/2 ts Vanilla
 
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       1 c  Sugar
       8 oz California dried figs
            -- finely chopped
     1/2 c  Nuts, chopped (optional)
     1/2 c  Water; boiling
  
   Combine sugar, figs, nuts and water in a medium saucepan.  Heat for 15
   minutes or until creamy, stirring frequently.
   
   Pour half the flour mixture into a well-greased shallow pan (8 x 12").
   Layer with the filling, and spread remaining flour mixture over filling as
   evenly as possible.  Bake at 350 F. for 30 to 35 minutes, or until lightly
   brown.  Cool and serve.
   
   Each serving contains approximately:
   Calories 141, Fat 3.39 g, Dietary Fiber 1.98 g, Carbohydrates 27.3 g,
   Protein 1.81 g, Sodium 113 mg, Cholesterol 0 mg
   
   Calories from protein: 5%
   Calories from carbohydrates: 74%
   Calories from fats: 21%
   
   Source: Low-fat Recipes Featuring California Figs
   Reprinted with the permission of The California Fig Advisory Board
   Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias
  
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