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6 - Hinton News Tues. Dec. 25, 2012 "" Lt, "" I I; , Jutr'lt , u:, aJlc i l, Au Celebrate With Irresistibly Easy Double Chocolate Fig Macaroons g "r*~ ~" (NAPS)--celebrating special ..... Lan ~, t,mes --y ~ ;l ~" ]" :' ~ often calls for an irresistible dessert. Macaroons, updated to include chocolate and figs, deliver on all fronts. Recipes for maca- roons abound and often feature coconut as a main ingredient. Not "Auld Lang Syne" is sung at the stroke of midnight to bring in the The football stadium with the so in Double Chocolate Fig Maca- new year. Early variations of the song were sung prior to 1700 and largest seating capacity is roons; here, figs, chocolate and inspired Burns to produce the version we know. An old Scotch tune, Beaver Stadium, home of the almonds star and give tradition a "Auld Lang Syne" literally means "old long ago" or simply, "the good Penn State Nittany Lions. The whole new flair. . old days:' stadium holds 107,282 fans. In these easy-to-make maca- roons, sweet, chewy chunks of Chocolate, figs and almonds combine for a delightfully sweet, chewy, California figs and morsels of gluten-free macaroon. semisweet chocolate are sur ..... .~~_ rounded by a mixture of ground toasted almonds and cocoa. The extract. Process until well sheet. Flatten each ball to 1- Big [:: DrtJg 5[ recipe is tripleltested, so you can blended. Remove dough from inch circle. Bake for 12 min. our __ __ or~ be assured of success. Plus, theres processor to separate bowl. utes or until cookies are set; no flour or other ingredients con- Stir in figs and chocolate do not overbake. Cool on wire morsels. With lightly oiled rack. Sift confectioners' sugar aroonstaining gluten, making these maC-gluten_free, hands, form rounded table- over cookies. Store in airtight 0:U~ prayer S0r you aqdy0ur family : The versatility and nutri- spoonfuls of dough into balls, container. Makes about 30 tional advantages of CaliforniaPlace balls, 2 inches apart, on cookies. ..... figs make them ideal ingredients in many traditinal and cntem- ~O ~ ~ayy tS ~ ~II~ G :~...'., ,:porary dishes. Figs deliver a . ~ ~:multitude of nutritional benefits ,% our hear e wi 0d pure]0y :~ including fiber, calcium, iron and f~i potassium. Use golden, slightly, ~t~ ~i~ i~~~~iiiiiiiii!ilili i!i! :,) nutty-flavored Calimyrna figs or [ \ ~,~~T vl-U ~1[(}[[~~ I }i~iE~,~ ,:~dark, sweet Mission figs in- " :::terchangeably in recipes;both '/ f;U v :: ~,.~:."~'give~runch.a sweet, chewy delightful : ~!i ~ ~ ~ ~ ~:~l~::::::~:~:~:~:l ~:::: : ~ For more recipes using Califor- imia figs, visit the Valley Fig Grow- iers website, I Fig Macaroons tt'~ll~!l aj t/~ I we hope you have the merriest Christmas of alll 1 cup Blue Ribbon Orchard I Choice or Sun-Maid Figs Randy Bennett, Owner : x~ 2 cups toasted slivered [ $PARKY ELECTRIC RandYllB-'e:::;30:ner '~ blanched almonds f " " l l cup granulated sugar Cell: 660-8377 Brow~ i i: ~ "-% 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder teaspoon salt 1 large egg 1 large egg white teaspoon almond extract 1 cup semisweet chocolate morsels Confectioners' (powdered) sugar Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 350 F. Line large baking sheet with foil (coated with nonstick spray) or parchment paper. Remove stems and chop figs; set aside. In food processor, process almonds with sugar, cocoa powder and salt until nuts are finely ground. A~r egg, egg white and almond ::i::L SEASON'S GREETINGS To Our Customers and Friencls Wishing you and yours the best of the holiday season and a happy new year too. Thank you for allowing us the privilege of serving your financial needs. FIRST 321 Temple Street Hinton, WV 304-466-231~ Arnold Johnson Shawn Gill Linda Rider Wilma Angotti Mary Jane Waiters John A. Ango~i, Jr. W. Mark Fox, Director, Licensee in Charge 130 Temple St., Hinton Ph: 466-1179