[86] Easy Apricot Squares

The Complete Book of Cookies, edited by Deborah Grey

One night I decided dessert sounded like a good thing. I also decided that the ice cream in the freezer, going out to buy dessert and going out to buy ingredients for dessert all sounded like bad things. So I was stuck with what I had in the house, but not in the freezer.

What I had in the house was a bunch of ingredients, but nothing that could be immediately eaten and rightfully called “dessert”. Oh, sure, a spoonful of honey sounded “tasty” but not “dessert”. So I whipped out this cookbook to see what I could find.

The first thing I found that I had basically all the ingredients for were these apricot bars. What I didn’t have, I felt I could fake reasonably well.… Continue reading →