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       Title: Apricot Nut Muffins
  Categories: Breads, Fruits, Muffins
       Yield: 4 servings
     3/4 c  Sugar
       2 tb Shortening
       1 ea Egg; Large
     3/4 c  Apricot Nectar
       4 ts Orange Rind; Grated
       3 c  Whole Wheat Flour
   3 1/2 ts Baking Powder
       1 ts Salt
       1 c  Apricots; Dried, ChoppedFine
     3/4 c  Chopped Nuts, Optional
   Mix the sugar, shortening and egg until fluffy.  Stir in the apricot
   nectar and orange rind.  Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and
   add to the creamed mixture.  Blend in the apricots and nuts and add to the
   batter.  Pour into the muffin tins, that have been sprayed with a
   non-stick coating.  Let stand for 20 minutes and then bake at 350 degrees
   F. for 15 to 20 minutes or until done.  Cool on racks.