Apricot Bars
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Apricot Bars

A delicious sweet and tangy apricot filling is surrounded by a coconut, walnut crust and crumble topping. Its difficult to keep a batch of these delicious Apricot Bars around. 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24 Bars
Calories: 197kcal
Author: Nicole Crocker

Ingredients

For Filling:

  • 2 1/2 Cups Drained cooked apricots
  • 3/4 Cups Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Apricot juice or water

For Crust and Crumble topping:

  • 2 Cups All purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 3/4 Cup Unsalted butter
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 1/2 Cups Shredded coconut
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped walnuts

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Prepare filling:

  • Cook apricots, sugar and water in a saucepan over medium heat for about 5 minutes or until it has thickened slightly. Remove from heat and cool.

Prepare crust and topping:

  • Sift Flour, salt and baking soda together in a medium bowl and set aside.
  • Cream butter and sugar in a large bowl. Add dry ingredients to form a crumb mixture.
  • Stir in the coconut and walnuts.
  • Press 3 cups of crumb mixture into a greased 9x13 pan.
  • Bake crust in oven for 10 minutes.
  • Remove and add filling and top with remainder of crumb mixture.
  • Return to oven and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Cool and cut into bars.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Bar | Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 135mg | Potassium: 84mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 490IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.7mg