Title:Spiced Apricot Bread Dainty Sandwiches Author: Dhahran Theatre Group

Dhahran Theatre Group Cookbook, 1993


1 1/2 Cups dried apricots, diced
1 Cup sugar
1/2 Teaspoon cloves
1/4 Teaspoon nutmeg, ground
1/2 Teaspoon cinnamon, ground
1/2 Teaspoon salt
6 Tablespoons butter, melted
1 Cup water
1 Egg, beaten
2 Cups flour, measured before sifting
1 Teaspoon soda
1 Cup pecans or walnuts, chopped


Combine apricots, sugar, spices, butter and water in saucepan. Cook 5 minutes and cool thoroughly. Add water, egg and then flour sifted with soda. Stir in nuts, mix well and turn into greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pan. Bake at 350?F for 1 hour.

Freezes beautifully. For a party, chill bread then slice thinly and make small dainty sandwiches. For fillings use:

• Softened cream cheese flavored with honey and lemon juice.

• 1 Cup of chopped dates mixed with 1/4 cup of orange juice and 1/4 cup finely chopped hazelnuts or walnuts.• 4 Oz cream cheese mixed with 1 tablespoon grated orange rind, 1/4 cup chopped raisins, 2 tablespoons chopped pecans and 2 tablespoon orange juice.

Brenda Rose