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Walnut Apricot Bars

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Are you looking for a healthy and yummy snack. Look no further. The Walnut Apricot Bar is your answer to healthy food be it for children or adults.Packed with vitamins and fibre, this is surely to become everyone's favourite. Try it.
Ingredients
  Dried apricots 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Flour 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs), sifted
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vanilla essence 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Confectioner' s sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Getting Ready
1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
2. Grease a 8 inch square pan.

Making
3. Rinse apricots; cover with water and boil 10 minutes.
4. Drain, cool and chop.
5. Sift together sugar and 1 cup of the flour.
6. Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly.
7. Pack into the bottom of the pan.
8. Bake for about 15 minutes, or until lightly browned.
9. Beat eggs until light.
10. Gradually beat in brown sugar and continue beating until
thick.
11. Sift remaining 1/3 cup flour with baking powder and salt
12. Stir into egg mixture.
13. Fold in vanilla, nuts and apricots.
14. Spread over baked layer.
15. Bake for about 30 minutes longer.
16. Cool.

Serving
17. Cut into bars and roll in confectioners' sugar and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Crunchy
Method: 
Baked
Food Places: 
Bars
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apricot
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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