Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling
Makes2 to 2-1/2 dozen
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon milk
- 1 cup apricot preserves
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup butter, melted
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups sweetened shredded coconut
- In a large bowl, combine flour and baking powder. Cut in butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl, beat egg and milk; stir into flour mixture.
- Spread in a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Spread preserves over crust. Combine topping ingredients; carefully drop by tablespoonfuls over apricot layer. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack; cut into small bars.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 169 calories, 9g fat (6g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 106mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
Aug 30, 2013
I had a difficult time cutting these into bars. The preserves were soft on top, even though it browned. It was messy taking them out of the pan. I had to put the serving in a bowl like a cobbler.
Feb 11, 2012
Aug 25, 2009
These were awesome! The base dough is a little difficult to spread in the baking pan, but the end result was well worth it. I will make these again and again! Thank you Taste of Home
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