Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
¼ c. + 2 tablespoons flour
1/8 tsp. Baking soda
1/8 tsp. Baking powder
1/8 tsp salt
Combine above. Add:.
¼ c. + 2 tablespoons brown sugar:
1 &1/2 cups organic?, whole, pitted dates (cut in thirds)
1 & ½ cups chopped dried apricots (from bin at Cub) cut in half
2 cups chopped walnuts (from bin at Cub) don’t chop too small
Combine with flour mixture until coated.
Beat 1 egg with 1 tsp. Vanilla. Combine and mix with flour/fruit/nut mixture.
Line 8 x 8 pan with parchment or wax paper on bottom and 2 sides.
Evenly distribute bar mixture in pan and pat with rubber spatula or hand.
Cook for 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool completely before cutting in small squares. They do tend to fall apart easily.