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Chewy Dried Fruit Bars

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  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1 Large
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Whole wheat flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Dried apricots 1 Cup (16 tbs), pitted

In the large bowl of an electric mixer, beat butter, sugar, and molasses until smooth.
Add egg and beat until well combined.
Stir in cinnamon, soda, ginger, and cloves; then stir in all-purpose and whole-wheat flours, nuts, and dried fruit until evenly moistened.
Spread dough in a greased 10- by 15-inch rimmed baking pan.
Bake in a 350° oven until cooky begins to pull from pan sides, about 25 minutes.
Let cool in pan on a rack, then cut into 24 equal bars.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3784 Calories from Fat 1430

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 166 g255.2%

Saturated Fat 66.2 g330.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 453.4 mg151.1%

Sodium 905.2 mg37.7%

Total Carbohydrates 560 g186.5%

Dietary Fiber 35 g139.9%

Sugars 331.4 g

Protein 54 g107.4%

Vitamin A 155.9% Vitamin C 8%

Calcium 82.7% Iron 148.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chewy Dried Fruit Bars Recipe