Apricot Oatmeal Bars Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 All purpose flour1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs) (For Making Crumb Mixture)
 Quick cooking oats1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs) (For Making Crumb Mixture)
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Making Crumb Mixture)
 Butter3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), melted (For Making Crumb Mixture, Land O Lakes)
 Baking soda1⁄2 Teaspoon (For Making Crumb Mixture)
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon (For Making Crumb Mixture)
 Vanilla2 Teaspoon (For Making Crumb Mixture)
 Apricot preserves10 Ounce (For Making Filling, 1 Jar)
 Flaked coconut1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Making Filling)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3788 Calories from Fat 1539

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 177 g272.4%

Saturated Fat 113.1 g565.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 362.9 mg

Sodium 1206.8 mg50.3%

Total Carbohydrates 531 g176.9%

Dietary Fiber 26.2 g104.6%

Sugars 254.8 g

Protein 43 g86%

Vitamin A 114.3% Vitamin C 151.1%

Calcium 15.2% Iron 69.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Heat oven to 350°.
For crumb mixture in large mixer bowl, combine all crumb mixture ingredients.
Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture is crumbly, 1 to 2 minutes.
Reserve 1 cup crumb mixture; press remaining crumb mixture into greased 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
For Filling: Spread apricot preserves on top of crumb mixture.
Sprinkle with remaining crumb mixture and coconut.
Bake for 22 to 27 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
Cool and cut into bars.
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