Apricot and Raisin Fruit Bars

Recipe by ellie_
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Cut butter in pieces and place in the food processor bowl (fitted with the steel knife) with flour, powdered sugar and a pinch of salt.
  • Process until blended using on/off turns (5-10 seconds).
  • Press into a 9 x 9-inch pan.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes.
  • While crust is baking, make the topping.
  • Place drained apricots, raisins, one tablespoon lemon juice and 1/2 cup sugar in the processor bowl and process until chopped finely (5-10 seconds).
  • Pour into a seperate bowl and set aside.
  • Add eggs to processor bowl and mix using on/off turns for 5-10 seconds.
  • Add 2 tablespoons lemon juice, baking powder, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and apricots/raisin mixture.
  • Process using 3 on/off turns.
  • Fold in cashews, using one on/off turn.
  • Spoon mixture over baked crust, spreading evenly and covering whole crust.
  • Return to oven for 30-35 minutes or until done.
  • Cool on rack and sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired.
  • Cut into squares.
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