Bring together the taste of apricots and almonds into a batch of glazed bars.
Apricot Almond Bars
Line 13- x 9-inch metal cake pan with parchment paper; set aside.
In bowl, beat together butter, sugar and salt until fluffy; using wooden spoon, stir in flour until combined. Press into prepared pan. Bake in centre of 350°F oven until golden, about 20 minutes. Let cool in pan on rack.
Meanwhile, in saucepan, bring apricots, ½ cup water and almond liqueur to boil. Reduce heat and simmer until apricots are tender and liquid is evaporated, about 10 minutes. Let cool.
Stir in eggs and sugar; spread over base. Sprinkle with almonds. Bake in centre of 350°F oven until set and golden, about 30 minutes. Let cool in pan on rack.
In bowl, stir icing sugar with almond liqueur until smooth. Drizzle over filling; let stand until set.