Preheat oven to 375° F.
Cream shortening, both sugars, eggs and the drained, cut-up stewed figs together.
Sift the flour. Measure and sift again with the other dry ingredients.
Add nuts , raisins and flour to liquid mixture. Mix together. When blended, drop by teaspoosn onto buttered cookie sheets. Bake in preheated oven 375° F. for about 11 minutes or until brown and firm to touch.
Cool on wire cake racks. Store in tin box or glass jar.
Contributor: Donna Collins
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