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Raisin Apricot Bars

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“I enjoy making bars & cookies, & have collected recipes for them over the years. Here's one I picked up 30 years ago.”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
24
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, combine apricots, water, raisins, sugar, lemon juice, cornstarch & pumpkin pie spice, & cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils & thickens. Remove from heat & cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F, & grease a 13"x9" baking dish.
  3. In a large mixer bowl, cream butter & brown sugar.
  4. Add flour, baking powder, salt & rolled oats, & mix well.
  5. Pat half of this mixture into bottom of prepared baking dish, then spread cooled fruit mixture over that.
  6. Sprinkle remaining flour mixture evenly over the fruit & lightly press it down.
  7. Bake 22-25 minutes, or until firm in the center & topping is crisp.
  8. Cool completely before cutting into 2" squares.

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