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Apricot Almond Bars

Apricot Almond Bars
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 35 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 24
Enjoy these tempting apricot-almond bars for any time dessert which can be baked easily with yellow cake mix.
Updated June 23, 2010

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 (18.25-oz.) pkg. yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg

Filling

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup all purpose or unbleached flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups finely chopped dried apricots
  • 1 cup sliced almonds

Glaze

  • 1/2 cup apricot jam, melted

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan. In large bowl, combine all crust ingredients; beat at low speed until crumbly. Press mixture firmly in bottom of greased pan.
  • 2
    Bake at 350°F. for 10 to 15 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in same bowl, combine sugar and flour; mix well. Add 4 eggs; stir with spoon until well blended. Fold in apricots. Gently fold in almonds.
  • 4
    Remove pan from oven. Pour apricot mixture evenly over partially baked crust. Return to oven; bake an additional 15 to 20 minutes or until filling is set. Remove from oven; gently brush with melted jam. Cool 45 minutes or until completely cooled. Cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
200mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
23g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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