1 cup figs, finely chopped
1/4 cup water
1 cup granulated sugar, divided
1 cup nuts, chopped
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
In a saucepan, combine chopped figs, water and 1/2 cup granulated sugar. Cook until thick. Cool. Fold in nuts.
In a bowl, cream butter or margarine, brown sugar and remaining 1/2 cup granulated sugar. Beat in egg.
In another bowl, sift flour, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture to form cookie dough. Roll out on floured board or cloth. Spread with fig mixture; roll up like a jellyroll. Chill.
Cut into slices and bake at 400 degrees F for 12 minutes.