Luscious Apricot Squares

Recipe by Jen T
READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
YIELD: 16 squares




  • In covered small saucepan over low heat, in enough water to cover, cook apricots 15 minutes.
  • Drain apricots; finely chop.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Grease an 8 x 8 inch pan.
  • Into large bowl, measure 1 cup flour, butter or margarine and sugar.
  • With mixer at medium speed, beat ingredients until well mixed and crumbly.
  • Pat evenly into pan.
  • Bake 25 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Meanwhile, in the same bowl, measure 1/3 cup flour, eggs, apricots, brown sugar, walnuts, baking powder, vanilla, and salt.
  • Beat at medium speed until well mixed, occasionally scraping bowl with a rubber spatula.
  • Pour mixture over baked layer and return to oven.
  • Bake 25 minutes longer until golden.
  • Cool in pan.
  • Cut into squares.
  • Sprinkle with confectioner's sugar.