*** Combine figs and sugar in a (2 quart) measure. Cover loosely and let sit 8 hours or over night. Stir in lemon slices.
*** Microwave (high 100%) 15 to 20 minutes or until sugar is dissolved and coats the tines of a fork. Remove lemon slices.
*** Pour preserves into hot sterilized jars. Top with rubber banded lids and screw tops. Process 20 minutes in a boiling water bath. Let stand until cool. Check to be sure lids have sealed.
Yield: 4 Half Pints
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana