apricot coconut squares

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By Barbara Howard
from Columbia, SC

Here's a sweet treat to pack for a day hike, or a picnic lunch. The apricot and coconut is a yummy combination

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serves 35 squares
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For apricot coconut squares

  • 2 c
    flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 3/4 c
    butter or margarine (1-1/2 sticks)
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    shredded coconut
  • 1/2 c
    nuts, chopped
  • 1 jar
    apricot preserves (12-ounce)

How To Make apricot coconut squares

  • 1
    Preheat oven at 350 degrees 1. Combine the flour, salt and sugar in a bowl and mix well. Add the butter and mix with a fork until crumbly. Add the egg and the vanilla, mixing well. Stir in the coconut and nuts.
  • 2
    2. Press about 3/4 of the mixture over the bottom of a 9 x 13 baking pan. Spread the preserves evenly over the coconut layer. Sprinkle the remaining coconut mixture over the top.
  • 3
    Bake for 25 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool and cut into squares.

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