|1 cup||All-purpose flour|
|½ cup||Packed brown sugar|
|½ teaspoon||Baking powder|
|¼ teaspoon||Baking soda|
|¼ teaspoon||Ground cardamom|
|Or 1/8 tsp. ground cloves|
|½ cup||Apricot nectar or orange|
|½ cup||Powdered sugar|
|2||To three teaspoons apricot|
|¼ cup||Unsweetened applesauce|
|2 tablespoons||Cooking oil|
|1||Slightly beaten egg|
|½ cup||Finely snipped dried apricos|
|1||Recipe Apricot Icing|
|Nectar or orange juice|
In a medium mixing bowl stir together flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and cardamom or cloves; set aside. Stir together apricot nectar or orange juice, applesauce, oil, and egg till combined. Sit in the snipped apricots.
Spread batter in an ungreased 11x7x1-½-inch baking pan. Bake in a 350-degree oven about 25 minutes or till a wooden pick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Drizzle with Apricot Icing. Cut into bars. Makes 24 bars.
APRICOT ICING: In a small mixing bowl stir together ½ cup powdered sugar and 2 to 3 teaspoons apricot nectar or orange juice.
NUTRITION FACTS PER SERVING: 67 cal., 1 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 9 mg chol., 17 mg sodium, 13 g carbo., 0 g fiber, 1 g pro. Daily Value: 3% vit. A, 3% vit. C, 0% calcium, 3% iron.
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