Apricot-Caramel-Coconut Bars

Apricot-Caramel-Coconut Bars

Treat your guests with these apricot-caramel-coconut bars that are made with almonds – a wonderful dessert.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

3:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

36

servings

1
cup slivered Almonds
2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1
cup cold butter, cut into pieces
1
cup apricot preserves
1/3
cup caramel topping
3/4
cup shredded coconut
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In food processor bowl with metal blade, place almonds. Cover; process, using quick on-and-off motions, until finely chopped. Add flour, sugar and butter. Cover; process; using quick on-and-off motions, until mixture looks like coarse crumbs.
  2. In bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan, evenly press half of crumb mixture (about 2 1/2 cups).
  3. In medium bowl, mix preserves, caramel topping and coconut. Spread over crumb mixture to within 1/2 inch of edges. Sprinkle remaining crumb mixture evenly over apricot mixture to edges of pan.
  4. Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool completely, about 2 hours. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.
Makes 36 servings (1 bar)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 140
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 50mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 16g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.