Fruit and Nut Squares

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 48

Ingredients

Ingredients

Crust

2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened

Filling

1
can (about 9 oz) salted mixed nuts (1 1/2 cups)
1
cup quartered dried apricots
1/2
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/2
cup flaked coconut
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray. In large bowl, mix 2 cups flour, the brown sugar and butter with fork until crumbly. Press firmly in bottom of pan.
  • 2 In same bowl, mix filling ingredients. Spoon onto crust; spread evenly.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely, about 45 minutes. For squares, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Cut bars into bite-size squares and place in miniature foil baking cups. Delight someone with a filled gift box.

Make quick work of cutting these fruity squares by spraying a sharp knife with cooking spray.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Square
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
11%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
65mg
3%
Potassium
115mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
11g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.