Course : Bars
Serves: 24
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1 Cup all-purpose flour
1/2 Cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom (or 1/8 tsp. ground cloves)
1/2 Cup apricot nectar (or 1/2 c. orange juice)
1/4 Cup unsweetened applesauce
2 tablespoons canola oil
2 large egg whites slightly beaten
1/2 Cup finely snipped dried apricots
1/2 Cup powdered sugar
3 teaspoon apricot nectar (or orange juice)

Preparation / Directions:

In medium mixing bowl, stir together flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and cardamom (or cloves); set aside. Stir together apricot nectar (or OJ), applesauce, oil and egg whites until combined. Add to dry ingredients, stirring until just combined, and stir in snipped apricots. Spread batter into an ungreased nonstick 11x7x2 baking pan. Bake in 350 F oven about 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack. Drizzle with Apricot Icing. Cut into bars and serve. Apricot Icing: In small mixing bowl, stir together 1/2 c. powdered sugar and 2 to 3 tsp. apricot nectar or orange juice.


Nutritional Information:

4984 Calories (kcal); 437g Total Fat; (77% calories from fat); 13g Protein; 270g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 606mg Sodium

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