Sherried Fig-Coconut Cookies Recipe

Sherried Fig-Coconut Cookies are very healthy and delicious cookies. Figs are so sweet that actually need little or no sugar. Figs are an healthy source of natural sugar and iron. Figs can be fed to pregnant women for iron supplementation. Enjoy the sherried fig-coconut cookies.


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings25
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Dried figs1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Shortening3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Sugar1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Coconut1 Cup (16 tbs)
 All purpose flour3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Baking powder3 Teaspoon
 Salt3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Sherry wine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 190 Calories from Fat 69

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g13.2%

Trans Fat 0.8 g

Cholesterol 16.9 mg

Sodium 113.8 mg4.7%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.1%

Sugars 15.1 g

Protein 2 g4.7%

Vitamin A 0.4% Vitamin C 0.3%

Calcium 5.9% Iron 5.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1)In a bowl, add figs and boiling water.
2)Leave it for 10 minutes and drain.
3)Take off stems and cut figs into small pieces with scissors.

4)In a bowl, cream shortening and slowly add sugar and cream until light and fluffy.
5)Add eggs and beat.
6)A coconut and figs and mix well.
7)In another bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and salt.
8)Mix the dry ingredients alternately with sherry, mixing well after each addition.
9)Take a greased baking sheet, drop from teaspoon, about 2 to 3 inches apart.
10)Bake at 400 degrees for about 10 minutes.

11)Serve the sherried fig-coconut cookies when desired.