A good moist cookie.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Cream sugar and shortening and add beaten egg.
Sift dry ingredients and blend with creamed mixture. Fold in figs and nuts.
Drop by spoonfuls on greased sheet. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.
Per Serving: 176 calories; protein 2.4g; carbohydrates 24g; fat 8.3g; cholesterol 10.3mg; sodium 166.1mg.