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    Apricot Bars

    Apricot Bars. Photo by mersaydees

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 15 mins

    15 mins

    1 hrs

    Sydney Mike's Note:

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

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 16

    Yield:

    bars

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

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

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 13, 2010

      45

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

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    • on July 27, 2010

      55

      Made just as written, and these are awesome!!

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    • on June 09, 2010

      55

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

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    Nutritional Facts for Apricot Bars

    Serving Size: 1 (58 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 16

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 194.5
     
    Calories from Fat 80
    41%
    Total Fat 8.8 g
    13%
    Saturated Fat 4.0 g
    20%
    Cholesterol 41.6 mg
    13%
    Sodium 63.5 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 27.2 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
    3%
    Sugars 18.1 g
    72%
    Protein 2.6 g
    5%

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