Apricot Almond Cinnamon Bars

Today we made Apricot Almond Cinnamon Bars!

1C flour, 1C sugar, 1 1/2t baking powder, 1/2t salt, 1t cinnamon, 1 egg, 6T butter, 1/2C sliced almonds, 1/2C apricot preserves

Preheat oven to 325F. Cream butter and sugar.

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Add egg.

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In separate bowl, sift dry ingredients.

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Add to butter mixture. Blend well.

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Spread evenly into greased 8″ square or 9″X13″ baking dish,
according to your preference for thick or thin crust, respectively.
Bake 25-30 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean and bars
move away from sides of dish. Heat apricot preserves until slightly thinned.

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Spoon onto bars and spread evenly.

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Sprinkle almonds evenly onto preserves.

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Press in lightly.

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Cool. Cut into bars.

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