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Apricot Oat Bars Recipe

Looking for an easy Apricot Oat Bars recipe? Learn how to make Apricot Oat Bars using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by amiebennett

Makes 24 servings



Total Time: 1 hr 47 min Prep: 12 min Inactive: 1 hr 0 min Cook: 35 min Yield: 24 bars Level: Easy

Recipe Ingredients for Apricot Oat Bars

13 ounce apricot jam or preserves (about 1 1/4 cups)
8 dried apricots, chopped into 1/4-inch pieces (about 1/3 cup)
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup light brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 3/4 cups Oats
1 cup (4 ounces) walnuts
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted
1 egg, at room temperature, beaten
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Recipe Directions for Apricot Oat Bars

  1. Put an oven rack in the center of the oven. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9 by 13 by 2-inch metal baking dish with vegetable oil cooking spray. Line the bottom and sides of the pan with parchment paper. Spray the parchment paper with vegetable oil cooking spray and set aside.

  2. Filling: In a small bowl, mix together the jam and the apricots. Set aside.

  3. Crust: In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, cinnamon, salt and baking soda. Stir in the oats and walnuts. Add the butter, egg and vanilla and stir until incorporated.

  4. Using a fork or clean fingers, lightly press half of the crust mixture onto the bottom of the prepared pan. Using a spatula, spread the filling over the crust leaving a 1/2-inch border around the edge of the pan. Cover the filling with the remaining crust mixture and gently press to flatten. Bake until light golden, about 30 to 35 minutes. Cool for 1 hour. Cut into bars and store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Categories

Snacks

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 65.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
225
Calories from Fat
104
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.5g
18%
Saturated Fat
5.2g
26%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
28mg
9%
Sodium
163mg
7%
Potassium
114mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
28.7g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1.5g
6%
Sugars
13.8g
Protein
3.6g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 2% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
    Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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