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Apricot Bars

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Easy to make with apricots, coconut and chopped walnuts.

Recipe Prep Time
Prep Time
25 min
Recipe Cook Time
Cook Time
Recipe Ready Time
Ready In
1 hr 20 min
Recipe Servings

3/4 cup finely chopped dried apricots
2 tablespoons apricot preserves
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 Land O Lakes® Eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/3 cup shredded coconut
2/3 cup chopped walnuts

1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 to 3 teaspoons milk

Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch square baking pan with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.

Combine chopped apricots and preserves in bowl; set aside.

Combine flour, cinnamon, baking powder, salt and nutmeg in another bowl; stir until well mixed. Set aside. 

Combine melted butter and brown sugar in bowl until well mixed. Add eggs and vanilla; beat with whisk until well mixed. Add flour mixture; continue beating with whisk until batter forms. Stir in coconut, walnuts and apricot mixture. 

Spread mixture into prepared pan, smoothing top. Bake 24-29 minutes or until top is golden brown and just set. Cool completely. 

Combine powdered sugar and enough milk for desired glazing consistency in bowl. Drizzle over cooled bars.


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