California Gold Bars
|Dried apricots||11 Ounce (1 1/2 Cups, 1 Package)|
|Granulated sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Grated orange rind||2 Teaspoon|
|All purpose flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Double acting baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Chopped pecans/Walnuts||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Confectioners sugar||1 Tablespoon (10-X Powdered)|
Soak apricots in water until soft.
Drain well; cut into small pieces.
Beat eggs well in large bowl.
Gradually beat sugar and salt into eggs until light and foamy.
Add orange rind.
Sift together flour, baking powder and nutmeg; gradually blend into egg mixture.
Add apricots and nuts; mix briefly.
Spread batter into 2 greased 9-inch square pans.
Bake in moderate oven, 350°F., 30€”35 minutes or until done.
When partially cool, cut 1 1/2 x 3-inch bars and roll in confectioners' sugar.
Remove to cooling rack.
If necessary to store bars, place in air-tight container with waxed paper between layers; roll again in confectioners' sugar before serving.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4371 Calories from Fat 907
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 107 g164.5%
Saturated Fat 14.3 g71.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 845.9 mg282%
Sodium 2075.1 mg86.5%
Total Carbohydrates 825 g274.9%
Dietary Fiber 42.1 g168.2%
Sugars 588.2 g
Protein 72 g144.6%
Vitamin A 246.5% Vitamin C 30.1%
Calcium 115.6% Iron 154.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet