APRICOT OATMEAL BARS

1
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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
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

How to Make APRICOT OATMEAL BARS

Step-by-Step

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

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