Thursday, July 01, 2010

2nd Summer Recipe from "Grandma's" Recipe Box - Apricot Squares

Preparing summer fruit is a great way to celebrate the season.  This recipes uses jam so although it may taste like summer, it can be prepared anytime of year whether the farm stand is open or not.  Apricot squares are a great picnic dessert and easy to make.

Apricot Squares

¾  Cup Butter
1 Cup Sugar
2 Cups and 1 Tbsp Flour
1 egg
1 1/3 Cup Coconut
½ C up chopped nuts
1 tsp vanilla
¼ tsp salt
1 Jar of Apricot Jam (or Fruit Jam of your choice)
Pre Heat Oven to 350 Degrees

Mix all ingredients well (except Apricot Jam) and then spread ¾ of this dough into a greased 9 x 12 pan.  Spread Jar of Jam over dough.  Sprinkle remaining dough on top of Jam.  Bake for 40 minutes

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