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       Title: Apricot Bites
  Categories: Cookies, Fruits
       Yield: 16 servings
  
     3/4 c  Dried apricots
       1 c  Water
     1/2 c  Margarine
     1/4 c  Sugar
   1 1/3 c  All-purpose flour
     1/2 ts Baking powder
       1 c  Packed brown sugar
       2    Large eggs
       1 ts Vanilla extract
  
   Recipe by: Jo Anne Merrill
   Preparation Time: 1:20
   * Grease an 8-inch square baking dish with margarine.
   
        1. Place apricots and 1 cup water into a saucepan. Bring to a boil,
   reduce heat and simmer 10-15 minutes until apricots are tender. Drain and
   let cool.
        2. Fit steel knife blade into the work bowl of a food processor. Into
   the work bowl combine margarine, granulated sugar and 1 cup flour. Process
   until smooth. Spread into the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Bake 25
   minutes at 350 degrees.
        3. With steel knife still attached, process drained apricots until
   chopped into 1/4-inch pieces. Add 1/3 cup flour, baking powder, brown
   sugar, eggs and vanilla. Process until mixed well, about 6-8 seconds.
        4. Remove crust from oven, spread apricot mixture evenly over baked
   crust and return to oven for 30 minutes longer.
        5. Let cool, then cut into 2-inch squares.
   
   Yield: 16 two-inch squares.
  
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