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 Apricot Squares

 Makes about 2 dozen squares

  • 1    cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 2    cups all-purpose flour
  • 1    cup apricot jam
  • 2    egg whites
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1    cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  Preheat oven to 350 F. Cream butter, granulated sugar and vanilla in large bowl until fluffy. Stir in flour;
  blend well. Spread in ungreased 13 x 9 inch baking pan. Bake 15 minutes. Cool completely on wire rack.
  Spread jam over cooled crust. Beat egg whites and almond extract in medium bowl until soft peaks form.
  Gradually add powdered sugar and beat until stiff and glossy.  Spread mixture over jam.  Sprinkle with
  almonds. Bake at 350 F 15 ~ 20 minutes. Cool completely on wire rack. Cut into 2 inch squares. 

   This recipe is from Alma Laue who was the first place winner in the Cookie category in the annual contest, Abilene, Kansas.


如有客人来家,我会首选这款点心来招待。它,做起来简单,还非常非常好吃,最亮点的是 —— 卖相诱人!




6 responses

  1. Shu

    Sweet tooth is something that once you pickup, that\’s it man, done deal, you\’ve got it for the rest of your life.
    Hmmmmm these look good!

    January 5, 2007 at 9:16 pm

  2. Y N

     — Baking like a pro.

    January 6, 2007 at 6:03 pm

  3. Y N

    Sure is!I am the kind of person who always like SWEET. I prefer home made black coffee witch always goes with the most delicious, chewy, melt-in-mouth cake and cookies… Yummy!

    January 7, 2007 at 6:35 pm

  4. Rong


    January 8, 2007 at 6:12 am

  5. xiaoling


    January 8, 2007 at 9:47 am

  6. Y N

    哈!Rong, 我想起来了,你那位怕吃粘乎乎的东西!

    January 8, 2007 at 10:51 pm

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