• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 1 hr
  • total: 1 hr 10 min
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  • Summary

    Apricot-Orange Shortbread Bars (Adapted from Julia Hasson's recipe in Bon Appetit)

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup (240 ml) apricot preserves
    • 3 tablespoons (45 ml) orange liqueur (such as Grand Marnier)
    • 1 cup (230 grams) unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 3/4 cup (145 grams) sugar
    • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) almond extract
    • 2 cups (250 grams) all-purpose flour
    • 1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) salt
    • 1/4 cup (50 grams) almond paste (from 7-ounce roll), crumbled
    • 1/2 cup (40 grams) sliced almonds, divided

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 16
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 282 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 14 g 21.9%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 36.95%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 31 mg 10.17%
    • Sodium: 39 mg 1.61%
    • Calcium: 19 mg 1.88%
    • Potassium: 41 mg 1.18%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.89%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 36 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.92%
    • Sugar: 22 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 7.1%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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