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Apricot Bars

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. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 24 Bars
Calories 197kcal
Author Nicole Crocker


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


  • 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.


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