Prune Apricot Squares
|Cooked prunes||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Cooked chopped dried apricots||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Grated lemon rind||1 Teaspoon|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Sifted flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Quick cooking oats||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Combine prunes, apricots, sugar, flour, grated lemon rind and lemon juice in a saucepan.
Cook over low heat, stirring oc- casionally until thick.
Sift together flour and salt; add oats and brown sugar.
Cut in shortening until mixture is crumbly.
Pack half the dough in bottom of a greased, 8-inch- square pan.
Spread cooled filling over it.
Top with remaining crumbly mixture.
Fat down lightly.
Bake in a moderate oven (350° F) about 35 minutes.
Cut into squares.