Apricot Explosions Recipe

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup apricot preserves
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  1. In large mixing bowl, combine sugar, eggs, and shortening together by hand. Add flour and baking powder; mix well. Divide dough in half.
  2. Spread half of dough in 10 x 15 inch pan. Spread preserves over dough. Sprinkle walnuts on top and then sprinkle cinnamon on top
  3. Grate second half of dough on top (crumble). Press down gently. Bake for 1/2 hour at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Cut into squares when cool.