Apricot Oatmeal Bars


  These oatmeal bars filled with apricot filling and nuts will hit the spot if you are in the mood for something sweet and chewey.  
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These oatmeal bars filled with apricot filling and nuts will hit the spot if you are in the mood for something sweet and chewey.

 

Prep time: 20 minutesCooking time: 30 minutesTotal time: 50 minutes

Ingredients

1 1⁄2 cup
cups all-purpose flour
3⁄4 cup
brown sugar
1 teaspoon
baking powder
1 cup
butter, softened
1 1⁄2 cup
quick-cooking rolled oats
1⁄2 cup
flaked coconut
1⁄2 cup
coarsely chopped walnuts
1 can
Solo Apricot Cake and Pastry Filling or 1 jar Baker Apricot Filling

Instructions

To bake these apricot oatmeal bars, preheat your oven to 350° F. Grease 13 x 9-inch baking pan and set aside. Combine flour, brown sugar, and baking powder in medium-sized bowl. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add oats, coconut, and walnuts and mix until crumbly. Press half of mixture into prepared pan. Spoon apricot filling over crumb mixture in pan. Sprinkle remaining crumb mixture over apricot layer. Bake the apricot oatmeal bars for 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned. (Center may seem soft but will set when cool.) Cool the apricot oatmeal bars completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into thirty-six 11/2 x 21/8-inch bars.

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