I began my love affair with figs a few years back when I found them at my little corner grocery in Des Moines. They were dried calimyrna figs and they were so yummy! I recently came across some dried black mission figs and have fallen in love all over again. They are perfect for an after dinner snack when you need just a little something sweet…they have a gooey, fudgey consistancy with teeny tiny little crunchy seeds inside that you eat with it. They even come with a little “handle” (stem) to hold on to while you eat it. When you are looking for them, try to find them in bulk instead of in a bag that has been sitting on the shelf for awhile. Those tend to be very hard and dry instead of moist. Calimyrna figs will be a bit drier anyway, but are still gooey in the middle. I could literally eat an entire bag of these…but I try to resist 🙂 Bella loves them too…they’re a great mid-afternoon snack for a hungry toddler!
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