This recipe is the traditional filling used at Christmas time as a filling for Italian cookies but surely could be used for filling puff pastry. Leftovers can be stored in refrigerator in tightly covered container. This recipe can easily be doubled.
- 1 pound dried figs
- 1 orange, zested
- ½ cup semisweet chocolate chips
- ¼ cup whiskey
- ½ cup chopped walnuts
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- ¼ cup maple sugar
Remove stems from figs with scissors. Chop in food processor in batches.
In a non-stick pan, combine chopped figs with orange zest, chocolate chips, whiskey, walnuts, maple syrup, and cinnamon. Heat over medium heat until chocolate melts, stirring frequently. Cool completely.
Prep time: 25 mins / Cooking time: 5 mins / Total time: 30 mins
Serving: 24 / Yield: 2 cups