Fruit Walnut Bars Recipe
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 1/2 cups quick-cooking rolled oats
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 large eggs, beaten
1/4 cup light-colored corn syrup
1/2 cup snipped pitted dates
1/2 cup snipped dried apricots
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Heat oven to 350° F. Melt the butter or margarine in a 9 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan in the oven (about 6 minutes). Remove from oven. Stir oats and brown sugar into melted butter or margarine; press mixture firmly and evenly onto bottom of pan using the back of a spoon.
Bake for 12 minutes or until lightly brown around edges.
Meanwhile stir together the beaten eggs, corn syrup, dates, apricots, walnuts, and cinnamon in a large bowl, stirring well. Spoon evenly over partially baked crust. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until center appears set. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack; cut into bars.
Makes 20 bars.
Make-ahead tip: Cover pan and store in the refrigerator up to 3 days.
Recipe source: Better Homes and Gardens
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