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Apricot Bars

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Serves Makes 3 dozen | Prep Time About 15 minutes | Cook Time 30-35 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

Taste Of Home - Jill Mortiz

Down Home Cooking at its Best

Ingredients You'll Need

3/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 tsp vanilla
2 cups flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
1 1/3 cups flaked coconut
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1 Jar (10-12 oz.) apricot preserves


In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar

Add the egg and vanilla

Mix well

Combine the flour and baking powder

Gradually add to the creamed mixture

Fold in the coconut and the walnuts

Press two-thirds of the dough into a greased 13 x 9 inch baking pan

Spread with the preserves

Crumble the remaining dough over the preserves

Bake at 350 F for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown

Cool in the pan on a wire rack

Cut into bars

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