Apricot Cherry Bars

Recipe by Sydney Mike
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 50
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Move a rack to a lower-middle position in the oven & preheat to 325 degrees F.
  • Spray a 13"x9" glass baking dish with vegetable cooking spray, & set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, mix the flour, oats, brown sugar & salt.
  • Stir in the butter with a fork until well mixed & clumps have formed.
  • Spread 1 1/2 packed cups of this mixture over the bottom of the baking dish, pressing to form a thin crust.
  • Mix the coconut, almonds, cherries, apricots & milk in a large bowl, blending well.
  • Pour this filling over the crust, distributing evenly & pressing it down.
  • Sprinkle the remaining oat mixture over the dried fruit filling.
  • Bake about 30 minutes, until lightly golden, then cool to room temperature on a wire rack.
  • Can be stored, covered, at room temperature up to 2 days.
  • When ready to serve, cut into 1 1/2" squares.
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