Luscious Apricot Bars


  • 2/3 cup dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup soft butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup sifted flour
  • 1/3 cup flour
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  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs, well beaten
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • powdered sugar


Rinse apricots; cover with water. Boil 10 minutes; drain, cool and chop. Grease 8x8 inch pan. Mix butter, granulated sugar, and 1 cup flour till crumbly. Pack into pan. Bake 25 minutes at 350 degrees F until lightly browned. Sift together 1/3 cup flour, baking powder, and salt. Beat brown sugar into eggs. Add sifted flour mixture; mix well. Mix in vanilla, nuts and apricots. Spread over baked layer. Bake 30 minutes at 350 degrees F. Cool in pan; cut into squares. Roll in powdered sugar.

By Robin from Washington, IA


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