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Apricot Almond Squares Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Zita Schneider
Added: Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Base:
1 pkg. Pillsbury Plus yellow or white cake mix
1/2 C. margarine or butter melted
1/2 C. finely chopped almonds
1 C. apricot preserves
Filling:
8 oz. pkg. cream cheese softened
2 Tbl. flour
1/4 C. sugar
1/8 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
1 egg
1/3 C. apricot preserves
1/2 C. coconut

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350. Generously grease 13x9 pan. In large bowl, combine cake mix and margarine at low speed until crumbly. Stir in almonds. Reserve one cup mixture for filling. Press remaining base mixture in bottom of prepared pan. Careful spread 1 cup preserves over base, (For ease in spreading, preserves can be warmed slightly.)
In same bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, flour, salt, vanilla and egg until well mixed. Blend in 1/3 cup preserves at low speed. Carefully spread filling mixture over the base. Combine reserved 1 cup base mixture and coconut; sprinkle over filling.
Bake at 350 30-40 minutes or until golden brown and cent4er is set. Cool completely and store in refrigerator.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
36 bars

 

 

 

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