3 pounds 6 ounces gingerbread cake mix
1 pound butter, melted
1 (#10) can apricot halves, well drained
1 pound 12 ounces light brown sugar, firmly packed
8 ounces walnuts, coarsely chopped
Combine sugar, butter and nuts; spread evenly into two hotel pans (12 x 20 x 2-inches). Arrange apricot halves, skin side down, over butter-nut mixture.
Prepare gingerbread cake mix according to package directions. Pour batter over apricots. Bake at 350 degrees F for about 40 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
Remove from oven. Cool 10 minutes. Loosen edges and invert cake. Cut into squares.
Serve warm or at room temperature.