California Golden (Apricot) Bars

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 50 mins

This is my absolute favorite recipe from my childhood. My grandma used to make them for me. I don't make them very often because, although it is her recipe, they don't taste as good as I remember. Isn't that the way it always goes?

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat sugar, butter, eggs, and vanilla until smooth and creamy.
  2. Stir in flour and nuts.
  3. Spread half batter in grease 9 x 13 pan.
  4. Spread jam evenly over batter.
  5. Cover with remaining batter.
  6. Bake at 325 for 45 - 50 minutes.
  7. Cool slightly, cut into bars.

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