Preparation / Directions:
[NOTE: for a no sugar variation, substitute same amount of white grape juice concentrate or apple juice concentrate for brown sugar.] In a large bowl, beat brown sugar, honey, first quantity of figs and margarine until creamy, about 3-5 minutes. Add eggs to creamed ingredients and mix until well blended. In a separate bowl, blend baking soda, salt, cinnamon, vanilla, remaining figs, and nutmeg thoroughly, and add to creamed mixture. Add flour, oatmeal, and nuts (optional) and mix 2 minutes on low speed, then 3 minutes on medium speed. Drop by teaspoonfuls on greased cookie sheet and bake at 350 F for 10 to 15 minute according to preference of softer or crunchier cookies.