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Recipe Name: Apricot Oatmeal Linzer Bars Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/22/2014
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Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 48

2 Cup(s) Quaker oats, quick or old
fashioned uncooked
2 Cup(s) Ground almonds or pecans
1 Cup(s) All-Purpose Flour
1/2 Teaspoon(s) Salt, optional
1 1/2 Cups, 3 sticks butter
1 1/2 Cup(s) Plus 1 tablespoon powdered
sugar divided
4 Egg yolks or 2 eggs, lightly
2 Teaspoon(s) Vanilla
1/2 Teaspoon(s) Almond extract
1 Jar, 18-oz apricot
1 Cup(s) Finely chopped dried
2 Tablespoon(s) Orange-flavored liqueur
Heat oven to 350øF. Lightly grease 13 x 9-inch baking pan. 2.In
medium bowl, combine oats, 1-1/2 cups ground almonds, flour and salt;
mix well. Set aside. In large bowl, beat butter and 1-1/2 cups
powdered sugar until creamy. Add egg yolks, vanilla and almond
extract; beat well. Stir in oat mixture; mix well. Reserve 1-1/3 cups;
put in small bowl and set aside. Spread remaining oat mixture into
prepared pan. 3.Bake 13 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown.
Cool 10 minutes on wire rack. 4.In small bowl, combine preserves,
apricots and liqueur; mix well. Spread evenly over partially baked
crust. Add remaining 1/2 cup ground almonds to reserved oat mixture;
mix well. Drop by 1/4 teaspoonfuls evenly over apricot mixture.
5.Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely
in pan on wire rack. Sprinkle evenly with remaining 1 tablespoon
powdered sugar. Cut into bars. Store tightly covered. Cook's Tips:
Packaged ground almonds and pecans are available in the baking section
of many grocery stores. Almonds and pecans can be ground in a food
processor. Place steel blade in work bowl; add up to 1 cup nuts.
Process until very finely chopped. (Do not over process) Notes: 8th
Annual Quaker Oatmeal "Bake It Better With Oats" Recipe Contest First
Prize Winner - Cookies Jaye Allison Norris Jupiter, Florida Recipe
by: Quaker ® Oats Posted to brand-name-recipes by
Barbra<> on Feb 03, 1998

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 34
Calories From Fat: 20
Total Fat: 2.3g
Cholesterol: 20.1mg
Sodium: 25.3mg
Potassium: 15.3mg
Carbohydrates: 2.7g
Fiber: <1g
Sugar: <1g
Protein: <1g

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