The Best Apricot Bars Recipe

These apricot bars are one of my favorite desserts.

It’s simple to make and makes the kitchen smell delicious!

Delicious cake texture with the ooey-gooey goodness of warm apricots.

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The Best Apricot Bars Recipe

Serves: 36 bars

Ingredients

3/4 cup butter

1 cup of sugar

1 egg

2 cups flour

1/4 tsp. baking powder

1-1/3 cups shredded coconut

1/2 tsp vanilla

12 ounces apricot jam

Instructions

In a mixing bowl cream sugar and butter together. Add egg, mixing well.

In a separate bowl combine flour and baking powder and gradually beat into a sugar/butter mixture.

Add coconut, walnuts, and vanilla; mix thoroughly.

Press 2/3 of the dough into a 13×9 baking pan.

Spread jar of apricot jam over dough.

Crumble, or drop remaining dough over jam.

Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until a light golden brown.

These are the best apricot bars. Delicious cake texture with the ooey-gooey goodness of warm apricots.

The Best Apricot Bars

Yield: 36 Bars
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

These are the best apricot bars. Delicious cake texture with the ooey-gooey goodness of warm apricots.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 Cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1-1/3 cups shredded coconut
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 12 ounces apricot jam

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl cream sugar and butter together. Add egg, mixing well.
  2. In a separate bowl combine flour and baking powder and gradually beat into sugar/butter mixture.
  3. Add coconut, walnuts, and vanilla; mix thoroughly.
  4. Press 2/3 of the dough into a 13×9 baking pan.
  5. Spread jar of apricot jam over dough.
  6. Crumble, or drop remaining dough over jam.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until a light golden brown.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 36 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 138Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 60mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 1gSugar: 12gProtein: 1g

Nutritional Information may not be accurate.

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