---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.02
  
       Title: Snowy Apricot Bars
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 75 cookies
  
       6 oz Dried apricots
     1/2 c  Firm butter
     1/2 c  Granulated sugar
   2 1/2 c  Bisquick baking mix
       2 c  Packed brown sugar
       4    Eggs, beaten
     2/3 c  Bisquick baking mix
       1 ts Vanilla
       1 c  Chopped nuts (opt)
            Powdered sugar
  
   Place apricots in 2-quart saucepan; add enough water
   to cover.  Heat to boiling; reduce heat.  Simmer
   uncovered 10 minutes; drain.  Cool; chop and reserve.
   
   Heat oven to 350 deg. F.  Cut butter into sugar and 2
   1/2 C. baking mix until crumbly. Pat into ungreased
   jelly roll pan, 15 x 10 x 1 or so. Bake 10 minutes.
   
   Beat brown sugar and eggs.  Stir in apricots, 2/3 C.
   baking mix, vanilla and nuts. Spread over baked layer.
   Bake 30 minutes longer. Cool completely; cut into
   bars, about 2 x 1 inch. Roll in powdered sugar (I dust
   it on top). Makes 75 cookies.
  
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