Grease an 8-inch square baking dish with margarine.
- Place apricots and 1 cup water into a saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 10 to 15 minutes until apricots are tender.
Drain and let cool.
- Fit steel knife blade into the work bowl of a food processor. Into the work bowl combine margarine, granulated sugar and 1 cup flour.
Process until smooth.
Spread into the bottom of the prepared baking dish.
Bake 25 minutes at 350℉ (180℃).
- With steel knife still attached, process drained apricots until Add ⅓ cup flour, baking powder, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla. Process until mixed well, about 6 to 8 seconds.
- Remove crust from oven, spread apricot mixture evenly over 5. Let cool, then cut into 2-inch squares.