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Apricot-Fig-Pistachio Bars

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Apricot-Fig-Pistachio Bars Adapted from Perfect One-Dish Dinners, by Pam Anderson Makes 16 bars 1/2 cup bleached all-purpose flour 1/2 cup old-fashioned oatmeal 6 tablespoons packed light brown sugar 1/2 stick (4 tablespoons) unsalted butter, melted 3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut 1 cup shelled roasted and salted [...]

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Open Sesame! Black Sesame Shortbread

I love sesame seeds. The first time we lived in Japan I was introduced to black sesame seeds, and they quickly became a favorite. In Japan, sesame seeds are found in many salads and baked snacks. Sesame paste is also used in a variety of dishes. Many soft cream stands even offer black sesame as [...]

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