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Apricot Crumb Squares


Apricot Crumb Squares

Apricot Crumb Squares

Apricots are rich in beta carotene, the substance that the body transforms into vitamin A, and are a good source of potassium!

Yield

Makes 15 servings

Ingredients

1 package (18-1/4 ounces) light yellow cake mix
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons cold margarine, cut into pieces
3/4 cup uncooked multigrain oatmeal cereal or old-fashioned oats
1 whole egg
2 egg whites
1 tablespoon water
1 jar (10 ounces) apricot fruit spread
2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine cake mix, cinnamon and nutmeg in medium bowl. Cut in margarine with pastry blender or 2 knives until coarse crumbs form. Stir in cereal. Reserve 1 cup crumb mixture. Add egg, egg whites and water to remaining crumb mixture; stir until well blended.
  2. Spread evenly in ungreased 13X9-inch baking pan; top with fruit spread. Sprinkle reserved crumb mixture over fruit spread; sprinkle with brown sugar.
  3. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until top is golden brown. Cool in pan on wire rack; cut into 15 squares.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 Square
Sodium 299 mg
Protein 2 g
Fiber 1 g
Carbohydrate 48 g
Cholesterol 14 mg
Saturated Fat 2 g
Total Fat 7 g
Calories from Fat 25 %
Calories 267

Dietary Exchange

Fat 1-1/2
Starch 3

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