Apricot Bars
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 30-35 minutes
  • Servings: Makes 3 dozen
  • Preparation Time: About 15 minutes
  • 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
DIRECTIONS
  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar
  2. Add the egg and vanilla
  3. Mix well
  4. Combine the flour and baking powder
  5. Gradually add to the creamed mixture
  6. Fold in the coconut and the walnuts
  7. Press two-thirds of the dough into a greased 13 x 9 inch baking pan
  8. Spread with the preserves
  9. Crumble the remaining dough over the preserves
  10. Bake at 350 F for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown
  11. Cool in the pan on a wire rack
  12. Cut into bars
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Taste Of Home - Jill Mortiz Down Home Cooking at its Best