*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                Apricot Bars
 
 Recipe By     : Lyn Belisle <belisle@TENET.EDU>
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Bars
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----Crust-----
    1      Cup           Butter -- softened
      1/2  Cup           Sugar
    2      Cups          Flour
                         -----Topping-----
    1 1/2  Cups          Dried Apricots -- chopped
    1      Cup           Water
    4                    Eggs -- well-beaten
    2      Cups          Brown Sugar
      2/3  Cup           Flour
    1      Tsp.          Baking Powder
      1/2  Teaspoon      Salt
    1      Teaspoon      Vanilla
    2      Cups          Walnuts -- chopped
    1      Cup           Powdered Sugar -- or more
 
 CRUST:
 Mix ingredients intil crumbly and pack in a heavily greased 10x15x1 inch
 pan.  Bake at 350F for 20 minutes or until light brown.  Remove from oven
 and set aside.
 
 TOPPING:
 Cook apricots in water 10 minutes.  Drain, cool, and set aside.  Mix eggs
 with brown sugar.  Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt.  Stir
 into egg mixture.  Blend in vanilla; add nuts and apricots.
 
 Spread topping over crust and bake in 350F oven approximately 30 minutes.
 Cool completely. Cut into 1 1/2 inch squares.  Roll in powdered sugar.
 
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