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Prune Apricot Squares

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Watch out for this extra delicious Prune Apricot Squares - you can't just stop munching them. Follow this quick and easy recipe for Prune Apricot Squares and just keep munching!
Ingredients
  Cooked prunes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cooked chopped dried apricots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Sifted flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Quick cooking oats 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Combine prunes, apricots, sugar, flour, grated lemon rind and lemon juice in a saucepan.
Cook over low heat, stirring oc- casionally until thick.
Cool.
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.
Cool.
Cut into squares.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2938 Calories from Fat 994

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 113 g173.9%

Saturated Fat 27.3 g136.6%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 991.3 mg41.3%

Total Carbohydrates 476 g158.5%

Dietary Fiber 22.5 g89.8%

Sugars 245.2 g

Protein 34 g68.7%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 22.2%

Calcium 12.5% Iron 62.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Prune Apricot Squares Recipe