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  • Serves: 18 Bars

Apricot Bars

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Category: Low Fat, Cookies, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c White flour
  • 1/3 c Brown sugar
  • 1 ts Cinnamon
  • 1/2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1 1/2 c Dried apricots
  • 1 tb Walnuts, chopped
  • 1 tb Cashews, chopped
  • 1/3 c Maple syrup


1 c Icing sugar
2 tb Shortening
1/2 ts Vanilla
1 tb Apple juice

Sift together flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder & salt. Stir in the
apricots & nuts. Add the syrup. Stir until the mixture forms a thick

Spread the batter into a lightly oiled 8" X 8" baking pan (it is hard work,
but it will cover trust me!). Bake at 350F for 30 to 35 minutes or until
the bars test done. Allow to cool slightly, cut into bars. When completely
cool, spread with icing & drizzle some melted chocolate over the top if

ICING: Cream together sugar & shortening. Add remaining ingredients & beat
until smooth. Makes 1/2 cup.

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