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Apricot Chews

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Ingredients
  Dried apricots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Golden raisins/Dark raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sifted regular flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Pillsbury)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped diamond walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Crushed pineapple 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Drained)
  Eggs 2
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Confectioners sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Cook apricots and raisins in water 8 to 10 minutes or until tender.
Drain well.
Combine flour with baking powder and soda.
Add walnuts, pineapple and drained fruit to dry ingredients; stir to coat.
Beat eggs with lemon juice in small mixing bowl just until foamy.
Gradually add sugar, beating just until blended.
Fold in fruit-nut mixture.
Spread in well-greased 9-inch square pan.
Bake at 350° for 35 to 40 minutes until'golden brown.
While warm, cut into bars.
Coat with confectioners' or granulated sugar.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Candy

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