Oatmeal Apricot Squares

Oatmeal Apricot Squares

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"Easy to prepare and designed to make a small amount, these squares are a marvelous blend of flavors. It's a dessert that can be stirred up in no time to satisfy a sweet tooth...warm from the oven or as a treat later. -Veronica Roza, Bayport, New York"
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  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, oats, sugar, salt and baking soda. Cut in butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  2. Press half of the mixture into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Spread with preserves. Sprinkle with remaining oat mixture; gently press down.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F for 38-42 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into squares.

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I have made this too many times to count since I stumbled across this recipe. My family enjoyed it so much that I've branched out and made a variety of flavors not just apricot. The only part I ...

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The recipe does only make a little pan (I scaled the recipe up by a factor of 1.5), so do be aware. That being said, the flavor is intense, so you really only need a little bit! However. The...

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I have made this too many times to count since I stumbled across this recipe. My family enjoyed it so much that I've branched out and made a variety of flavors not just apricot. The only part I ...

This was a lovely recipe: 1. Dough: I did have to make 1 1/2 of the recipe because it wasn't enough to make a nice thick bar otherwise. 2. Sugar: I also put in slightly less sugar, but some ...

I scaled to 24 servings and made recipe in 9x9 pan with raspberry preserves. Used Smart Balance (stick) margarine. They cooled for three hours on a rack before I cut them into squares. Beautifu...

The recipe does only make a little pan (I scaled the recipe up by a factor of 1.5), so do be aware. That being said, the flavor is intense, so you really only need a little bit! However. The...

This was really easy. Only took about five minutes to put together. I combined the dry ingredients and the butter together in my KitchenAid mixer with my whipping.....tool. I'm sure the guys wi...

Excellent buttery, brown sugar flavor. I used frozen apricots from my harvest, sweetened slightly with some cinnamon. I will be making this again & again!!

Made this recipe with a few changes...I used splenda instead of real sugar, applesauce instead of butter,blackberry preserves, and sprinkled cinnamon/sugar on top. It came out pretty good. Howev...

Very good. I didn't have apricot preserves so I used peach instead. They are very crumbly and sticky, but taste great.

My husband and friend loved them--seemed a bit bland to me and my 13 year old son.

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