Charles M. Roser is known as the man who created the Fig Newton recipe. He would later sell it to the Kennedy Biscuit Works (later known as Nabisco.)
A Fig Newton is a soft cookie filled with fig jam. As of 2012, in addition to the original fig filling, Nabisco also makes several varieties of the Newton, including strawberry, raspberry, and mixed berry. The Fig Newton also comes in a 100% whole grain and a fat-free variety. There are Fig Newton Minis and a crisp version, called Newtons Fruit Thins.
How Fig Cookies are Made
Wikipedia, Newtons (cookie)
Fig Newton Products
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