Apricot Spice Bars


1/3 cup butter softened

1 1/2 cups brown sugar firmly packed

1/2 cup honey

3 eggs

1 3/4 cups flour

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp ground cloves

1 cup chopped nuts

6 ounces dried apricots, chopped (1 cup)


1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

3/4 cup confectioners's sugar


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Grease & flour a 15"x10" jelly roll pan.

Beat together butter, brown sugar & honey, Beat in eggs, mixing well. Stir in remaining ingredients. Spread into prepared pan.

Bake for 20-25 minutes.

Prepare glaze and spread over top. Cool & cut into 48 bars.

May substitute any dried fruit or combination.