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    Apricot Squares

    Apricot Squares. Photo by Baby Kato

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    55 mins

    20 mins

    35 mins

    Kibbie's Note:

    Light and delicious, perfect for a Bridal or Baby shower. This recipe was created by Alma Lauer.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    dozen

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
    2. 2
      Cream butter, granulated sugar, and vanilla until fluffy.
    3. 3
      Stir in flour until well blended.
    4. 4
      Spread in ungreased 13x9 inch pan.
    5. 5
      Bake 15 minutes.
    6. 6
      Cool completely.
    7. 7
      Spread jam over cooled crust.
    8. 8
      Beat egg whites and almond extract until soft peaks form.
    9. 9
      Gradually add powdered sugar and beat until stiff and glossy.
    10. 10
      Spread over jam.
    11. 11
      Sprinkle with almonds (if desired).
    12. 12
      Bake at 350 for 15 to 20 minutes, or until egg whites are set and slightly golden.
    13. 13
      Cool completely.
    14. 14
      Cut into 2 inch squares.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 17, 2007

      55

      These are so good Kibbie, thank you so much for sharing. We loved this delicious little gem. A beautiful looking square, nice crisp cookie/shortbread crust, yummy semi tart apricot jam and the topping, oh baby...tastes like meriange & marshmallows combined. Very easy to make and it didn't take long. I used margarine, it worked great. I found it very easy to prepare. I will definitely make this again and again. The only change I did was to omit the nuts because my dh is allergic, so I topped with coconut. A new family favourite.

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    • on September 15, 2004

      45

      These tasted very good --nice and light. I did have problems with the dough, very sticky and hard to spread. And it was hard to spread the jam without pulling up the crust. I did not use butter, but butter-flavor Crisco stick, so this could be the problem. But again, they were very tasty -- I made them yesterday for a cookie tray for my boss' 40th b-day -- and I would make them again using butter this time. I would also try a different flavor jam over half so you have a variety.

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    Nutritional Facts for Apricot Squares

    Serving Size: 1 (1164 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 2289.8
     
    Calories from Fat 966
    42%
    Total Fat 107.4 g
    165%
    Saturated Fat 59.5 g
    297%
    Cholesterol 244.0 mg
    81%
    Sodium 780.6 mg
    32%
    Total Carbohydrate 321.4 g
    107%
    Dietary Fiber 7.0 g
    28%
    Sugars 173.9 g
    695%
    Protein 24.4 g
    48%

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