APRICOT OATMEAL BARS

Jo Anne Sugimoto

By
@sugarnspicetedibears

Apricot is another favorite fruit of mine. I know that my mom loved apricots also. She made these bars all the time. It is so delicious. Great for breakfast with your favorite coffee.


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Serves:

Makes 3 dozen bars

Ingredients

CRUMB MIXTURE:

1 1/4 c
all-purpose flour
1 1/4 c
quick-cooking oats
1/2 c
sugar
3/4 c
butter, melted
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
2 tsp
vanilla extract

FILLING:

1 jar(s)
apricot preserves (10 oz.)
1/2 c
flaked coconut

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
2
CRUMB MIXTURE:
3
In a large mixer bowl, combine all crumb mixture ingredients. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture is crumbly, 1 to 2 minutes.
4
Reserve one cup of the crumb mixture.
5
Press the remaining crumb mixture onto the bottom of a greased 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
6
FILLING:
7
Spread apricot preserves to within 1/2 inch from the edge of the crumb mixture.
8
Sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture and coconut.
9
Bake for 22 to 27 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
10
Remove from the oven onto a wire rack and let cool completely.
11
Cut into bars. Makes 3 dozen bars.

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