Fruit and Nut Squares

Fruit and Nut Squares

Cranberries, apricots and nuts mix up into a rich and delicious favorite holiday bar.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

48

squares

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)
  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.
Makes 48 squares
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Cut bars into bite-size squares and place in miniature foil baking cups. Delight someone with a filled gift box.
Success
Make quick work of cutting these fruity squares by spraying a sharp knife with cooking spray.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Square)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 65mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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 Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.