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Apricot Bars

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Ingredients
  Apricot filling 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 Recipe)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Cake flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Rolled oats 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Milk 3 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon peel 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Prepare 1/2 recipe of Apricot Filling and add lemon juice just before filling is removed from heat.
Cool.
Sift flour with sifted sugar and salt.
Cut in shortening until mixture resembles meal.
Add rolled oats and mix well.
Add milk, grated lemon peel and blend.
Pack 1/2 of dough into 8 x 8 inch greased pan.
Spread Apricot Filling on top and cover with remaining dough.
Bake 40 minutes at 350°F.
Cool.
Cut in bars 1 x 2 inches.

Recipe Summary

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

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