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Home > Recipes > Layered Apricot Snacking Bars

Layered Apricot Snacking Bars Recipe

Layered Apricot Snacking Bars
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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 bar (1/16 of recipe)
Servings per Recipe: 16

  Amount Per Serving %DV *
Calories 260 -
Calories from Fat 0 -
Total Fat 12g 0% DV
Saturated Fat 0g 0% DV
Trans Fat 0g -
Cholesterol 0mg 0% DV
Sodium 150mg 0% DV
Total Carbohydrates 34g 0% DV
Dietary Fiber 0g 0% DV
Sugars 0g -
Protein 3g -
Vitamin A - 0% DV
Vitamin C - 0% DV
Calcium - 0% DV
Iron - 0% DV

*Percent Daily Values (% DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup wheat germ
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 teaspoon shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine, softened
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 package (6 oz.) dried apricots, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) HERSHEY'S Premier White Chips, divided

Directions

1. Heat oven to 350°F. Set aside 1/3 cup white chips for glaze.

2. Stir together apricots and water in small bowl; cover. Let stand 5 minutes; drain. Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat margarine, granulated sugar, brown sugar, egg and vanilla until well blended. Stir together 1 cup flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to margarine mixture, beating until well blended. Stir in remaining 1-2/3 cups white chips; press mixture onto bottom of ungreased 8-inch square baking pan. Spread softened apricots over cookie base. Stir together wheat germ, remaining 2 tablespoons flour, honey and egg white until blended; crumble over apricots.

3. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until wheat germ is lightly browned. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.

4. Stir together reserved 1/3 cup white chips and shortening in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 30 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave at MEDIUM an additional 15 seconds or until chips are melted when stirred. Using tines of fork, drizzle mixture over top; let stand until glaze is firm. Cut into bars. About 16 bars.

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  • 4 stars

    8/6/2010

    Surprisingly apricot-y. Very good, but be sure you're a fan of fruit snacky bars.

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