Apricot Streusel Bars

Apricot Streusel Bars

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • Filling:

  • 2

    pkgs. (6 oz. each) dried apricots, chopped

  • ¾

    cup sugar

  • ½

    cup water

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  • 2

    cups all-purpose flour

  • ¼

    cup sugar

  • ½

    tsp baking soda

  • ½

    tsp salt

  • 1

    cup butter, chilled

  • ½

    cup flaked coconut

  • ½

    cup uncooked quick-cooking oats

  • ½

    cup chopped pecans

Directions

Heat oven to 350; in saucepan combine filling ingredients. Cook over medium heat until thickened, stirring constantly; remove from heat and set aside. In medium mixing bowl combine flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking soda and salt. Using pastry blender cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in coconut, oats and pecans. Reserve 1 1/2 cups flour mixture. Press remaining flour mixture evenly into ungreased 13x9-inch baking pan to form base. Bake 12-15 until outside crust is lightly browned. Spread filling evenly over base. Sprinkle reserved flour mixture evenly over filling; bake for additional 20-30 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely before cutting.


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