Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

This recipe was found in the 2008 Taste of Home cookbook, Baking Classics.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F & grease an 8-inch square baking dish.
  2. In a small saucepan, cook apricots in water over medium heat for 10 minutes or until softened, then drain, cool & chop, before setting aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream butter & powdered sugar until light & fluffy, then gradually add 1 cup of the flour until well blended.
  4. Press into the prepared baking dish & bake for 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  5. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, beat eggs & brown sugar until blended.
  6. In another small bowl, whisk together the baking powder, salt & the remaining 1/3 cup of flour, then gradually add this flour mixture to the egg mixture.
  7. Beat in the vanilla, then stir in the apricots & nuts before pouring this mixture over the crust.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes or until set, then cool on a wire rack.
  9. When cooled, if desired, dust with powdered sugar, then cut into bars. Store any left-over bars in the refrigerator.
Most Helpful

4 5

These are terrific. Love the apricot! Made as directed. Thanks, Sydney Mike! Made for Veggie Recipe Swap, June VIP selection.

5 5

Made just as written, and these are awesome!!

5 5

This is very good!! Thank you, Sydney Mike, for this recipe.