Beatrice Savitz's Apricot Cookies Recipe
- 8 ounces dried apricots
- ½ cup white sugar
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- water to cover
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- ½ cup butter
step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
step 2: Place apricots, lemon juice, white sugar in a small saucepan. Add enough water to just cover the apricots. Bring to a boil, and cook until fruit is soft. Chop coarsely.
step 3: Sift flour, oatmeal and brown sugar together. Melt butter or margarine over low heat and stir into flour mixture. Put 2/3 of this mixture into 8 x 8 inch greased pan. Spread apricot mixture over crust. Sprinkle remaining oatmeal mixture over apricots.
step 4: Bake for about 35 minutes.