How to Make Fig Newtons Pops

Want to create a fun way to turn those nutritious Fig Newtons into delicious treats? Use your favorite candies and treats in this recipe.

Makes 6 pops.


  • 2 tablespoons of peanut butter
  • 6 Fig Newtons or any other fruit chewy cookies
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup of any of the following treats:
    • Colored sprinkles
    • Toasted flaked coconut
    • Planters Cocktail peanuts (chopped in halved)
    • Miniature chocolate chips
    • Miniature star-shaped candies


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    Get small bowls or plates and separate each candy treat into each plate.
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    Poke a stick halfway through the middle of each Fig Newton.
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    Take a knife and spread a thin layer of peanut butter on each side of the Fig Newtons.
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    Coat the peanut butter with the treats by lightly dipping the figs into the dish that you want.
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    Carefully wrap each "candy Fig Newton" with plastic wrap, store in an airtight container, or serve right away.


  • Be creative and dip one side of a Fig Newton into one treat. Dip the other side into another treat.
  • The candy ideas are endless possibilities as you can use anything you like, whether it's crushed cookies, graham crackers, candy corn, etc.

Things You'll Need

  • 6 wooden pop or candy sticks
  • Bowls or plates for the different treats

Sources and Citations

  • "Fig Newtons Pops." Recipe. Kraft Halloween 2002: 53.

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Categories: Desserts and Sweets