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

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

mersaydees November 13, 2010

Made just as written, and these are awesome!!

basima04 July 27, 2010

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

Toni in Colorado June 09, 2010